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John Boehner’s Top 4 Anti-Gay Moments

In November, we’ll have a new Speaker of the House. Here are four reasons we’re glad that John Boehner is hitting the bricks. Why are you glad he’s leaving?

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Is John Boehner’s Lawsuit Defending DOMA Actually Illegal?

If he can’t pay for it, then yes it is! (And nobody seems to think he can pay for it.) Gay blogs weren’t the only ones up in arms when word leaked that defending the Constitutionally-challenged and dated Defense of Marriage Act would cost $500,ooo minimum. Nancy Pelosi and many[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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