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Log Cabin Republicans: George W. Bush appointee cites federalism to strike DOMA

News release from Log Cabin Republicans:

(Washington, DC) – In striking down Article III of the so-called “Defense of Marriage” Act (DOMA), U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey S. White, a George W. Bush appointee, made the conservative case for restoring federalism in our nation’s treatment of marriage.

“Judge White described DOMA as ‘drastically altering…the federalist balance in the area of domestic relations,’ as a ‘stark departure from tradition and a blatant disregard of the well-accepted concept of federalism’ and ‘a radical departure from the tradition of federalism.’ He is correct on all counts, and Log Cabin Republicans are pleased with his decision to strike this noxious law,” said R. Clarke Cooper, Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director. “While President Obama has abdicated his role in the legal process, his administration continues to enforce DOMA, harming legally married couples in the states. The only way to rid our nation of DOMA is the judicial process, or through bipartisan passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. Log Cabin Republicans will continue to make the conservative case for respecting all marriages legally conducted in the states, and Judge White’s firmly federalist ruling is a welcome addition to that effort.”


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These Log Cabin Repubicans are such bloody hypocrites. They criticise Obama for "abdicating his role in the legal process" and continuing to enforce DOMA when the truth is that it is the Obama administration that pronounced that DOMA was unconstitutional and for that reason refused to defent it in court. Whose eyes are they trying to pull wool over for heaven's sake. Their party, on the other hand doesn't even recognize their right to speak and they have no support from any but the tiniest number of Rupuublicans for any pro-gay measures, but they try to heap all their criticism on the Democrats? Their minds are indeed twisted

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