Scott Brown Supports DOMA But Won’t Admit It

By: Saturday February 18, 2012 12:21 pm

Recently my family participated in Credo Mobile’s campaign “Tell Congress: Fight to pass the Respect for Marriage Act and repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act”. In response, we received the following letter from Senator Scott Brown (R-Massachusetts). Sen. Brown clearly supports the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), but tries to change the [...]

Former DOMA Supporter Senator Robert Menendez becomes 32nd co-sponsor of Respect for Marriage Act

By: Sunday December 18, 2011 5:41 pm

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) declared his support today for the Respect for Marriage Act (RMA, S.598), a bill that would repeal the so-called federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Senator Menendez is the 32nd U.S. Senator so far to co-sponsor the RMA and joins a growing list of senators — currently totaling 12 — who [...]

Rep. Jerrold Nadler discusses the Respect for Marriage Act on Air America

By: Wednesday September 16, 2009 5:00 pm

H/T Blender Shelley.   Jack Rice interviewed Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Tuesday about the just-filed Respect for Marriage Act (H.R.3567) that would repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act.  The interview does a great job covering the basics.   I can’t figure out how to embed the audio file, but you can listen here. [...]

Filed: The Respect for Families Act DOMA repeal bill

By: Tuesday September 15, 2009 2:02 pm

Jerry Nadler (D-NY) today filed the “Respect for Families Act”, or DOMA repeal bill.  Significantly, this bill calls for a full repeal.  DOMA has two functional parts, one that prevents the federal government from recognizing marriages between two people of the same sex, and another that allows states to ignore s-s marriages from other states [...]

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