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Posts tagged with ‘DOMA’

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VIDEO: Kris Mineau reacts to DOMA decision on NECN Broadside

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Broadside: Cases settled, divide remains Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 7:32pm (NECN) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage Wednesday in two cases – DOMA and Prop 8. While gay activists are elated by the rulings, opponents say they’re not done fighting. Sue O’Connell is the publisher of Bay Windows, which serves […]

Pro-abortion, homosexual rights advocate Barney Frank retires

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Longtime congressman Barney Frank announced on Monday that he would retire after his current term expires in January 2013, leaving an important Massachusetts district open for next year’s election. Several individuals from both the Republican and Democratic parties have expressed interest in the seat. Frank’s district was redrawn this year after Massachusetts lost a congressional […]

Senate Judiciary calls for DOMA repeal

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Today, Senate Democrats officially took sides on DOMA by voting 10-8 in the Judiciary Committee to support the misnamed “Respect for Marriage Act” that would repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The vote was along strict party lines with all 8 Republicans voting against it. “To me, this debate is about stable families, […]

Fight to keep DOMA heats up in Washington

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Dear Friends of the Family, In Washington, where you would think our elected officials would be hard at work trying to get people back to work and the economy humming again, they are instead placating a well-funded special interest group by attempting to disassemble the institution of marriage. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has […]

John Kerry officially endorses same-sex “marriage”

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Former presidential candidate and senior U.S. Senator for Massachusetts, John Kerry, has made it official that he now support same-sex “marriage.” While running for president in 2004, Kerry said that he opposed same-sex “marriage,” choosing instead to support civil unions. Kerry, a Roman Catholic, penned an op-ed earlier this month for the Boston Globe defending […]

DADT repeal certified by Obama, DoD Chairman Panetta, and Joint Chiefs

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According to OneNewsNow, the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) is raising questions about religious liberty in the wake of the Obama administration putting a formal end to the ban on homosexuals and bisexuals serving openly in the military. On Friday afternoon, following a meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Admiral […]

Will Scott Brown defend DOMA?

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Friends of the Family, With the Bathroom Bill continuing to be a hot topic here in the Commonwealth, the national political scene has for the most been debating fiscal issues, including taxes, spending and the debt ceiling. As well they should with so many Americans out of work. But that is about to change thanks […]

House approves two solid pro-family amendments

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Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved two amendments to the Defense Appropriations Bill that affirm congressional support for traditional marriage and religious liberty. The first amendment, sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), would ensure that defense dollars are not used to implement military policy changes that violate DOMA. […]

Clement refuses to bow to homosexual attacks

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After the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) pledged to target the Atlanta-based law firm King & Spalding for representing the Congress in the defense of DOMA, the firm buckled and dropped the case barely a week after House Speaker Boehner hired them. “In reviewing this assignment further, I determined that the process used for vetting this […]