Defense of Marriage Act

Morning Open Thread

Not everyone is ready to call last week's Supreme Court decisions about Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act a victory for civil rights. Let's take a look at who is ready to keep up the fight and claim that they have been injured by gay marriage.

Tony Perkins On Same Sex Marriage Rulings: 'This Is Far From Over'

The president of the anti-LGBT Family Research Council (FRC) is vowing to continue to fight against equal rights for gay and lesbian couples after the <A href="http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/26/watch-live-supreme-court-hands-down-rulings-on-same-sex-marriage/">U.S. Supreme Court struck down</a> the federal government's ban on marriage equality and allowed same sex marriages to resume in California.

Rep. Phil Gingrey: Children Should Take Classes On Gender Roles

It seems the Republicans still aren't doing very well with that whole rebranding effort they claimed they were worried about following Mittens loss in the last presidential election. I really wish they'd all just go climb into a time machine and go back to the 1950's where they belong and leave the rest of us the hell alone.

Jon Stewart Slams Gay Marriage Opponents At DOMA Hearing

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart had a field day with the opponents of gay marriage at this week's Supreme Court hearings on the Defense of Marriage Act, starting with Paul Clement, the lawyer hired by House Republicans, who was called out by Justice Elena Kagan when he attempted to make the claim that the law wasn't based on bigotry.

Justice Ginsburg Questions 'Skim Milk Marriage'

In the second day of hearings on same-sex marriage, the quote of the day goes to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who in a discussion about the Defense of Marriage Act, said that it had imposed on the US a two-tier system...