Tag Archives: Diane Feinstein

Dems Move On DOMA Section Two

Yesterday House and Senate Democrats wasted no time in announcing their plan to overturn the remaining portion of DOMA by reintroducing the Respect For Marriage Act. The Supreme Court Wednesday threw out just one section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn) wants to strike the law’s death blow. Nadler and Sen. Dianne Feinstein …

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TENNESSEE: State Sen. Stacey Campfield Blogs Pressure Cooker Image Against
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

The guy behind Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is at it again. A Tennessee state senator is being slammed for insensitivity to the Boston Marathon bombing victims after posting an illustration of a pressure cooker – like the ones used in last week’s deadly attack – to mock gun control advocates. Republican Stacey Campfield posted an illustrated image of an …

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Dianne Feinstein Breaks Election Record

Politico notes a little bit of election trivia regarding Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Dianne Feinstein is the most popular senator in U.S. history. If you measure by votes won, that is. The latest, semi-official tally from the California secretary of state reports the Democratic senator won nearly 7.3 million votes on Nov. 6, breaking the previous Senate record held by her …

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Seriously, NBC?

According to NBC Bay Area, the death of a one-time San Francisco mayoral candidate and highly-regarded AIDS activist falls under “Weird News” because he occasionally wore a costume. We’ll have to remember that the next time a famous costumed person dies.

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Sister Boom Boom Dies At 57

Well known Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence member, one-time San Francisco mayoral candidate, and early AIDS activist Jack “Sister Boom Boom” Fertig passed away Sunday night at age of 57. The Sisters send us this remembrance: On August 5, 2012 at 9:30 PM, Sister Boom Boom aka Jack Fertig succumbed to liver cancer in the loving presence of his partner Elias …

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Another Day, Another NOM Lie?

Late this afternoon NOM fired out an “emergency alert” that “Senate liberals” headed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein were planning to attach the repeal of DOMA to a “must pass” Defense Authorization Bill. The outrage! The trickery! The…totally untrue lie by compulsive liars who can’t stop lying?The Human Rights Campaign’s Fred Sainz moves in for the kill. “Their members and their …

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Quote Of The Day – Sen. Diane Feinstein

“Virtually any advance in civil rights or any kind of rights has been carried by the Democratic Party. It’s just a fact. So, we’ll just march on. We’ll continue this. And if I have to reintroduce it next session, I’ll reintroduce it. Session after that, I’ll reintroduce it.” – Sen. Diane Feinstein, acknowledging the temporary end of the campaign to …

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Sen Patrick Leahy: I Will Cosponsor Feinstein’s Bill To Repeal DOMA

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) emailed his constituents today with a promise to cosponsor Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s coming bill to repeal DOMA. As a Vermonter who has been married for 48 years, I believe it is important to encourage and to sanction committed relationships; relationships that encourage us all to give back to our community; and relationships that complete our lives. …

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Feinstein Promises DOMA Overturn Bill

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) today vowed to introduce a bill to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act. “My own belief is that when two people love each other and enter the contract of marriage, the Federal government should honor that. I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It was the wrong law then; it is the wrong law …

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Sen. Diane Feinstein Says No On 8

No On 8 notes: The ad’s placement on statewide television happens to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the murder of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk. Feinstein, who was President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors 30 years ago, immediately became the city’s mayor at a time of great unrest and anguish. Re-elected twice, …

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