Defense Of Marriage Act
The trials of marriage
| 26 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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 |
Two cases before the US Supreme Court could be used to hand more power to the White House.
| 11 March 2012 | CONJUGALITY |
Defense of marriage is in the House
| 20 April 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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
| 11 March 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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
| 28 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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
| 24 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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
| 29 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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.
The other wedge issue
As if there were only a couple..Besides every other issue dividing politicians and the culture, which seem to abound right now, the battle for the legalization of same-sex marriage is throwing more heat than light on the larger issue of human rights