Based on today’s Supreme Court oral arguments it appears that the Defense of Marriage (DOMA) Act may soon be history. While the oral arguments are not always a reliable indicator of the justices’ opinions, professional court watchers overwhelmingly feel the odds are very good that the Court will strike down the law. SCOTUSblog put the [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 3, 2009 9:42 am|
AmericaBlog: Joe wrote last night about how the DNC’s “Organizing for America” organization (formerly known as “Obama for America”) emailed Maine voters yesterday about today’s election, but failed to mention the anti-gay ballot measure that is the number one issue in the state right now. Today things got worse. We just received a copy of [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Sunday October 11, 2009 9:29 am|
John Aravosis: What did President Obama say new tonight? Absolutely nothing. What did the Human Rights Campaign get in exchange for once again giving our president cover for all of his broken promises to our community? Absolutely nothing. I like HRC, I know a lot of people who work there, I’ve defended them when others [...]
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday June 17, 2009 8:08 pm|
Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) made some very encouraging activist noises while being interviewed by Rachel Maddow this evening. She said that she too is impatient, but said she’ll go to the big LGBT DNC gala next week in order to convey the urgency of passing her Domestic Partners bill for Federal employees, as well as repealing DOMA.
Getting bills to the President’s desk for him to sign is the most important step for the Congress.
|By: Lisa Derrick Sunday November 16, 2008 7:03 pm|
While Los Angeles radio DJ Paul V put this smashmix of Barack Obama’s speeches, techno, rap and world music together (along with a few choice lines from Gov GILF as a counterpoint) before the election, the words of our president-elect resonate strongly in light of California’s passage of Prop 8 and the passage of Propositions [...]