Skip to comments.Warner & Kaine signed brief supporting Homosexual Marriage (BARF ALERT)
Posted on 03/08/2013 8:09:42 AM PST by Gopher Broke
U.S. Congress Files DOMA Brief
Senators Mark Warner & Tim Kaine
Last Friday, 212 members of Congress signed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. The brief also includes 25 members who voted for DOMA back in 1996.
Some States still criminalized same-sex relationships, inviting further discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, family relations, and housing, the brief says. As a result, when the question of same-sex marriage arose in 1996, reflexive beliefs and discomfort about same-sex relationships dominated congressional debate. From our perspectiveincluding those of us who voted for DOMAdebate and passage of the law did not necessarily arise from malice or hostile animus, but instead from insensitivity caused by simple want of careful, rational reflection or from some instinctive mechanism to guard against people who appear to be different in some respects from ourselves.
Download the Amicus Brief here.
All of Virginias Congressional Democrats signed the brief including: Sen. Mark Warner Sen. Tim Kaine Rep. Robert C. Bobby Scott Rep. James Jim Moran, Jr. Rep. Gerald Connolly
To me, repeal of DOMA is an issue of fairness. Under DOMA, committed relationships legally recognized by some states are made financially and legally unequal in many ways: taxes, inheritance, insurance benefits, and a thousand other rights and benefits that the federal government routinely grants to other married couples, Sen. Warner said in a statement. I am proud to lend my name to the amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to reverse this discriminatory law. Marriage equality now receives growing bipartisan support, and DOMA repeal is supported by a significant number of leading U.S. businesses, who correctly believe that DOMA represents an impediment to economic competitiveness.
I am so glad that my convictions and beliefs have NOTHING to do with political polling or what other people think.
Politics is flowing any way the wind blows and right now the Homosexuals are blowing hard. Pun intended.
DOMA should remain as the rejection of politics into the legal system.
Warner and Kaine knows what they like ~ always been a problem for others who get too close to them though.
No doubt, they'll be selling us out on the 2nd Amendment!
As Rush says:
Anyone notice the sickening pro gay marriage commercials running on FNC during Brett Baeir’s show> Supposed to be a Republican hetero couple, former marine cpl, calling for gay marriage. Makes me want to shoot the tv every time I see it!
I just saw one of these ads a second ago, during ‘Happening Now’. A supposed heterosexual campaigning for his brother’s right to marry a man. My suspicions tell me the man he intends to ‘marry’ IS his brother.
Sickening. Pro-family groups need to counter with their own ads.