Defense of Marriage Act

Al Franken Catches Focus of the Family Leader in Lie To Senate

Senator Al Franken’s smackdown of Focus on the Family leader Tom Minnery before a Senate Judiciary Committee on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act is required viewing, as far we are concerned. Senator Franken catches the homophobic Minnery in a lie about the well-being of children in homes […]

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Hate Group Leader Tony Perkins: Gays Are Corporate Terrorists

Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins offends our gay blog sensibilities while dropping the T word five times in his explanation for how defending DOMA went awry for King & Spalding, the lawfirm that pulled out of defending the unconstitutional law this week. FRC, as you probably know, is a […]

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Boehner’s DOMA-Defending Attorneys Back Out of Case!

King and Spalding Chairman Robert D. Hayes released a statement this morning announcing that his firm and lead attorney on the case, Paul Clement, will no longer be serving as John Boehner’s legal counsel in the case defending (the indefensible) Defense of Marriage Act. Today the firm filed a motion […]

House to Spend $500k on Defense of DOMA

In the ongoing fight to repeal DOMA in the U.S. House of Representatives, it has come to light that the House Republicans are on the hook to pay over $500,000 in legal fees in their defense of DOMA. This is absurd, especially in a time when the Republicans are fighting […]