Defense of Marriage Act

The trials of marriage

| 26 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, French marriage demonstrations, March for Marriage, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court hearing on marriage
The US Supreme Court hears opening arguments on same-sex marriage law Tuesday. It’s been on trial for years.

“Gay marriage”, courts and the executive power

James S. Cole | 03 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
Two cases before the US Supreme Court could be used to hand more power to the White House.

Not Immutable

Dale O'Leary | 11 March 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, Eiic Holder

Defense of marriage is in the House

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 April 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, House GOP, Planned Parenthood federal funding
When President Obama had his Justice Department chief announce that the administration no longer found the Defense of Marriage Act defensible (which is as as loaded with contradictions as it sounds), some members of Congress took up the cause.

Defense of marriage, new and old

Sheila Liaugminas | 11 March 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Alliance Defense Fund, Defense of Marriage Act, Speaker John Boehner
The president may have decided against it, but the defense of traditional marriage is being taken up by assorted other people who wield power. Here are two…

Justice, marriage and religious liberty

Sheila Liaugminas | 28 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, Obama Justice Dept., Prof. Robert George
The Obama administration made the incoherent declaration last week that it will no longer defend in court a federal law it must enforce. And thus the Justice Department signaled the likelihood that injustices may lie on the landscape for a host of issues.

Government drops defense of marriage

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, federal marriage law
The president has decided that a federal law put in effect by President Bill Clinton and upheld through the Bush administration…is no longer defensible.

Defenders of marriage are tolerant

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic bishops, Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8, traditional marriage
Again and again, California voters have had their voice and their vote on Proposition 8 rejected. Mostly by powerful homosexual marriage activists, judges and sympathizers. But the people who want their constitutionally expressed will to be legally established have tolerated the repeated necessity of fighting for it in court. The appeal is court again, and sympathizers of the voters have joined in.

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