Tag Archives: Federal Marriage Amendment

Freep This Ohio Poll

Right here. (Tipped by JMG reader RFW)

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp: Gay Marriage Hurts The Economy, Rejects Laws Of Nature

Rep. Tim Huelskamp appeared on Tony Perkins’ radio show last night to flog the latest attempt to pass the Federal Marriage Amendment. “This is National Marriage Week. What a better time to call your members of Congress and say, ‘What are you doing to protect marriage? What are you doing to protect children and our economic well-being?”

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Palin Calls For Constitutional Convention

“Tired of Government Gone Wild? Here’s What We Can Do About It! Our Founders put a special sort of ’emergency cord’ right into Article V of our Constitution as a last resort to rein in our wayward federal government drunk on its own power. That article gives states the power to call a convention for the purpose of proposing amendments ...

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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Has The Same-Sex Marriage Sadz

“As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment. I ask you to continue to uphold and support the Alabama Constitution with respect to marriage, both for the welfare of this state and for our posterity. Be advised that ...

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Gov. Bobby Jindal Backs Latest Attempt To Pass Federal Marriage Amendment

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FLASHBACK: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)

“I thank the Senator from Nevada for his courtesy. I will speak about Callie–known as Ginny–Granade, who will be voted on shortly for the U.S. district judgeship for the southern district of Alabama. Ginny Granade is a nominee of the highest order. President Bush has nominated her to be the judge in the southern district of Alabama. She has the ...

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Bill Donohue: All Catholics Must Support Constitutional Ban On Gay Marriage

“God got tossed again this week when Obama called for homosexual marriage to be recognized as a constitutional right. In doing so, he teed up a confrontation between our long established constitutional right to religious liberty and this newly invented right to gay marriage. Contrary to what many have said, this issue is not over. Were it not for unelected ...

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Ralph Reed: Federal Marriage Ban Is Dead

Former Christian Coalition head Ralph Reed says that the Federal Marriage Amendment, which is still being flogged by the likes of NOM, is effectively dead. Michelangelo Signorile interviewed Reed at CPAC this weekend: Reed, who in his speech at CPAC attacked “left-wing bullies” whom he said forced Gov. Jan Brewer to veto an anti-gay bill in Arizona and railed against ...

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AGAIN: Brian Brown Re-Re-Re-Renews Call For Federal Marriage Amendment

“We are encouraged by the Supreme Court’s putting the brakes on the lawlessness in Utah this week. By its unanimous decision to grant a stay, the Supreme Court shows that the Justices recognize when the rule of law is being flouted and when judicial activism has run amok — even those liberal Justices who voted for the flawed majority decision ...

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NOM Cheers First Democrat To Back Federal Marriage Ban Amendment

Brian Brown is thrilled. It has been announced that the first Democrat (hopefully of many!) has joined as a cosponsor: Rep. Nick Rahall of West Virginia’s 3rd District! Rep. Rahall’s support proves once again that marriage is an issue that cuts past partisan politics and special interests, speaking universally to our shared common sense principles, such as every child’s right ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Can Stop Gay Marriage Just Like We Stopped Slavery

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NOM Flogs Federal Marriage Amendment

It’s not happening in a million years, but the dough WILL roll in. Screencap by former NOM employee Louis Marinelli.

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GOP Rep. Tim Huelskamp: The Supreme Court Has Attacked Jesus Christ

As I reported earlier this week, Huelskamp is planning to reintroduce the Federal Marriage Amendment, which has ZERO chance of passage. Image source.

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MEHLMAN REDUX: FL Gov. Charlie “Closet Case” Crist Supports A Federal Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

THIS POST IS UPDATED.In a transparent ploy to appeal to the teabaggers backing his GOP Senate opponent Marco Rubio, Florida Gov. Charlie “Closet Case” Crist today told CNN that he supports amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. “When it comes to marriage, I think it is a sacred institution, I believe it is between a man and a ...

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FLASHBACK: Mehlman Supports 2005 Federal Marriage Amendment

In January 2005, GOP Sen. Wayne Allard (CO) introduced the Marriage Protection Amendment (a verbatim restating of the earlier failed Federal Management Amendment) with 21 Senate GOP co-sponsors. Later that year the bill was approved for review by the full Senate Judiciary Committee. Newly appointed RNC chair Ken Mehlman gave the bill his full support to reporters at an Ohio ...

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DC Wingnut Blames Dick Cheney For Failure Of Federal Marriage Amendment

One of the good failures of Dubya’s administration was the non-passage of the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA), which would have required approval by Congress and by a two-thirds majority of all the state legislatures. Any amendment to the U.S. Constitution would be an enormously ambitious undertaking – much less one with scant support from half of Congress. But the virtual ...

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LCR Unfazed By Palin’s FMA Support

After Sarah Palin voiced support for the Federal Marriage Amendment this weekend, blogger Rod 2.0 called up the Log Cabin Republicans to see how they liked her now. After being contacted by Rod 2.0. Log Cabin Republican President Patrick Sammon discounted Palin’s influence as a potential vice president and added the gay Republicans are “glad McCain agrees with us.” We ...

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Sarah Palin Comes Out For The Federal Marriage Amendment

Sarah Palin appeared on the Christian Broadcast Network yesterday to tell host David Brody that she supports the Federal Marriage Amendment, something her running mate has opposed. It’s the first time Palin has publicly offered an opinion on the FMA. Brody: On Constitutional marriage amendment , are, are you for something like that? Palin: I am, in my own, state, ...

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