Tag Archives: DOMA

AFA Head Tim Wildmon: Same-Sex Marriage Will Bring Hate Speech Laws

“You’re headed down the road of persecution against Christians who believe in the Bible as their standard for moral behavior. In Canada now they have different rules there where you can’t even criticize the lifestyle itself or you’ll be charged with a hate crime. You know that’s the road we’re headed down if these laws, if DOMA is struck down, …

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No Gay Marriage Because…Jesus

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Steve Gunderson On DOMA

Visit the pro-gay March 4 Marriage page on Facebook for information about rallies in your hometown.

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Quote Of The Day – Michael Brown

“Dear Mr. Clinton, with all respect to the office of the president which you held for 8 years, I must say that it is not just ironic that you are now asking the Supreme Court to overturn the legislation you signed into law 17 years ago. It is downright tragic.  May I ask you, sir, if 17 years have changed …

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Sixteen Days

Did last month’s flurry of briefs make you more optimistic?  Visit the pro-gay March 4 Marriage page on Facebook for information about rallies and events around the nation.

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Signorile On Bill Clinton & DOMA

“Clinton has at various points engaged in revisionist history in offering the reasons why he signed DOMA after the GOP pushed the law through Congress. The most disingenuous attempt was in 2009 when he, following on claims a year earlier by Hillary Clinton’s campaign, stated that Democrats were trying to stop a constitutional amendment from being passed. In fact, gay …

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REPORT: 267K Undocumented Gays

According to a new report: A new study estimates that there are approximately 267,000 LGBT-identified individuals among the adult undocumented immigrant population and an estimated 637,000 LGBT-identified individuals among the adult documented immigrant population. The report finds that approximately 71 percent of undocumented LGBT adults are Hispanic and 15 percent of undocumented LGBT adults are Asian or Pacific Islander. “An …

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Bill Clinton: Overturn DOMA Now

“On March 27, DOMA will come before the Supreme Court, and the justices must decide whether it is consistent with the principles of a nation that honors freedom, equality and justice above all, and is therefore constitutional. As the president who signed the act into law, I have come to believe that DOMA is contrary to those principles and, in …

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Ready Set Download

If you’d like to help organize a SCOTUS rally in your hometown, advice and materials can be found here.  On the same topic, is anybody here planning on being in DC that day?

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How DOMA “Defends” Marriage

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “Hundreds of high-profile organizations and individuals file amicus briefs, urging the Supreme Court to overturn Prop 8. We’ll have highlights from those briefs, including some names you might not expect.”

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Fill This Space

Visit the pro-gay March 4 Marriage page on Facebook. RELATED: The list of cosponsors for NOM’s hate march is growing. Currently listed: Family Research Council, Concernstipated Women, Focus On The Family, Catholic Information Center, Catholic Family Institute, Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, American Values, Pennsylvania Family Council, North Carolina Values Coalition, and the Manhattan Declaration.

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Half Of Congress Files DOMA Brief

Almost half of the sitting members of Congress today filed a joint Supreme Court brief in the support of the overturn of DOMA. Via press release: Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Ranking Constitution Subcommittee Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) in the House, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in the Senate, along with …

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FRC’s Prayer Of The Day

From the Family Research Council’s prayer team: Pray that pro-family leaders, Democrat and Republican, and our sharp pro-family lawyers will rise to neutralize this blitz campaign to confuse Americans and the Court. Continue to pray for each member of the Supreme Court and for those will argue the case for Biblical, natural marriage. May God extend mercy to America amid …

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Invisible No Longer

Visit the pro-gay SCOTUS march page. (Via Scott Wooledge)

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300 Corporations & Cities File DOMA Brief

A coalition of almost 300 corporations, cities, and other organizations, some of whom also appear on yesterday’s Prop 8 brief, have filed a Supreme Court brief in support of the overturn of DOMA.  The ACLU reports via press release: Signers include Amazon.com, Apple, Bank of New York, CBS, Cisco Systems, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Facebook, Google, JetBlue, Johnson & Johnson, Levi …

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Edith Windsor Files DOMA Brief

Edith Windsor today filed a Supreme Court brief in the DOMA case that bears her name. Chris Geidner has the details: Specifically, Windsor argues laws like DOMA that classify people based on their sexual orientation should be subjected to “heightened scrutiny” by courts, which demands the government to provide an “important” reason for the law in question. A similar argument …

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Thomas Peters Has A Hate March Plan

“At other NOM events we’ve had people shout at us and call us ugly names and try to spit in our general direction. We’ve seen people thrust their middle finger in our faces. We are going to have our own camera crews there [at the Supreme Court] so if any one of our opponents tries to show how ‘tolerant’ they …

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip description: “Briefs in the Prop 8 and DOMA cases provide a sneak peak into next month’s Supreme Court arguments. Plus, more surveys show a surge in public support for marriage, and a rally in Colorado as the House prepares to vote on civil unions.”

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Immigration Equality Activist & Lawyer Lavi Soloway Talks DOMA On MSNBC

Visit Soloway’s The DOMA Project for more information. RELATED: I finally met Soloway in person this weekend in Philly at #LGBTmedia13, where I learned that I’d been mispronouncing his first name for years. Lay-vee, not Lah-vee. Dammit.

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