by Stranger Election Control Board Barbara Madsen Fuck Barbara Madsen. In 2006, Madsen wrote that the state's Defense of Marriage Act was "constitutional because the legislature was entitled to believe that limiting marriage to opposite-sex...Show More Summary
The First Amendment Defense Act would make second-class citizens of LGBT people and others, the marriage equality plaintiff tells a House committee.
Democrats denounced the bill as "shameful," while Republicans and right-wing activists on the congressional panel claimed that the First Amendment Defense Act is necessary to protect the beliefs of those offended by marriage equalit...
The backlash that resulted from an Italian priest's homily in defense of natural marriage after the Orlando shootings is an unfortunate sign of the times.
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell – Despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in 2011, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, total equality for the LGBT community is still a work in progress. One of the ways...Show More Summary
After the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor in 2013 struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, longtime HRC member Jim Obergefell and his now late husband John Arthur filed a lawsuit to obtain legal recognition...Show More Summary
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Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) is ablaze with anger and a sleeping giant has awoken. The Inter Religious Organization (IRO) voted 17 to 24 in favor of keeping an old colonial law allowing child marriage of girls as young as 12 years old. Almost immediately, social media erupted and the IRO were condemned. Show More Summary
Defense is the first act of war. When people used to say, "Katie, you don't listen," I would immediately bristle and respond, "Of course I listen! How dare you say that! Who do you think you are? I listen!" I didn't realize that I was the one making war by defending myself. Show More Summary
For decades, LGBTQ people and families faced unique and difficult problems during tax season. Under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex couples were not treated as spouses by the federal government, including the Internal Revenue Service. Show More Summary
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McAuliffe claims the bill's defense of religious freedom 'demonizes folks.'
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The gay rights movement has made a lot of progress at the Supreme Court in the past few years, with decisions tossing out the federal Defense of Marriage Act and then legalizing gay marriage altogether. But one big piece of the puzzle is still missing: A ruling on the question of whether gays and lesbians […]
It is inconceivable that somebody who so openly opposes Catholic teaching could inspire his fellow cardinals, bishops, priests and laity in their work for the defense of human life, marriage and the family.
A lot can change in 20 years, even in the halls of corporate America. In 1996, the now-infamous Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was signed into U.S. law, blocking the federal government from recognizing state-sanctioned same-sex marriages. Show More Summary
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In a Feb. 4 Politics, Jamelle Bouie misstated that Sen. Ted Kennedy voted for the Defense of Marriage Act. He voted against it.
Lily Kahng (Seattle), The Not-So-Merry Wives of Windsor: The Taxation of Women in Same-Sex Marriages, 101 Cornell L. Rev.325 (2015): In United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act definition of marriage as “between one man and one woman,” heralding its subsequent recognition, in Obergefell...
Innumerable it seems are the issues facing the nation. Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, self defense and ownership of guns, marriage, parental rights, pornography, gambling, alcohol use and abuse, drugs, the environment, crime, corruption in government, government assistance, national defense, foreign policy, freedom of speech, religious liberty, etc., etc., etc.