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House panel votes to ban same-sex marriages on US military bases
Fox News.com ^
| May 10, 2012
Posted on 05/10/2012 7:01:35 AM PDT by Kaslin
WASHINGTON On the same day that President Barack Obama declared his support for same-sex marriage, the House Armed Services Committee backed measures prohibiting the practice on U.S. military bases.
The panel stepped into the gays in the military issue as it considered a sweeping, $642 billion defense bill for next year that buys new weapons, ships and aircraft, increases military pay by 1.7 percent and sets policies for the Pentagon. The committee worked through the day Wednesday and into the early morning Thursday on the legislation that adds billions of dollars to the president's budget request.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News
posted on 05/10/2012 7:01:37 AM PDT
good, since there can be no such thing as a homosexual “marriage”
posted on 05/10/2012 7:02:44 AM PDT
( My heroes have always been cowboys)
Just keeping the government out of the bedroom — like we ALL seem to only want when we have a Republican president.
posted on 05/10/2012 7:04:01 AM PDT
(Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
It just bans the ceremonies there, not SS married from being on base.
What about housing on military base that is specifically for families? Now that would hurt (them).
posted on 05/10/2012 7:40:48 AM PDT
(Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
No big deal - EVEN IF this were to reach the oval office, Zero will just issue a signing statement stating that he has determined this provision to unconstitutional. Remember the prohibition on funding Czars? What did the GOP do about that signing statement? chirp, chirp
posted on 05/10/2012 7:57:39 AM PDT
(Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
posted on 05/10/2012 8:17:48 AM PDT
posted on 05/10/2012 9:18:39 AM PDT
I’m sure the chaplains are relieved!
posted on 05/10/2012 9:27:41 AM PDT
“It just bans the ceremonies there, not SS married from being on base.”
posted on 05/10/2012 12:44:10 PM PDT
(God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
Good.... better than nothing.
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