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Posts tagged with ‘John Boehner’

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Clement refuses to bow to homosexual attacks

by mafamily

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 […]

DOMA gets its defender

by mafamily

Former Solicitor General Paul Clement has been tapped by House Republicans to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) following the Obama Justice Department’s decision to abort its constitutionally required duty to defend DOMA against legal challenges. Speaker Boehner sent a letter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi saying that he will push for legal […]

DOMA defense now in the House’s hands

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On Friday, House Speaker John Boehner released a statement saying that he will “convene a meeting of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group for the purpose of initiating action by the House to defend” the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). “It is regrettable that the Obama Administration has opened this divisive issue at a time when […]