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The Cloakroom » Hill Update: Targeting DOMA

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From Tom McClusky writing on FRC Action’s The Cloakroom Blog:

Undermining DOMA

Senator Liebermann (I-Conn.) plans on holding a hearing tomorrow in his Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in 342 Dirksen on his bill to expand federal benefits reserved for federal employees and their spouses to homosexual federal employees and their “partners.” This would be effectively neutralizing most of the Defense of Marriage Act, passed in 1996 by a large bipartisan majority and signed by President Bill Clinton.

Witnesses for the bill include John Berry, Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Mr. Berry, an open homosexual activist, is best known for his recent comments on how the Obama Administration will undermine marriage piece by piece using legislation such as Senator Lieberman’s. The other witness is Dr. William Hendrix, Global Leader, Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Dow Chemical (GLAD).

via The Cloakroom » Hill Update: Targeting Domiciles and DOMA, and Sen. Boxer’s Hot Flashes.


Written by Jeremy Dys

October 14, 2009 at 11:35 am

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