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DOMA Defenders Finally Give Up

You can probably think of a lot of fantasic ways to spend 3 million dollars, but House Speaker John Boehner probably found the worst possible way: throwing it all away of a failed attempt to defend DOMA.

Well, it’s all in the past now. The law is gone, Republicans have announced that they won’t try to defend similar anti-gay laws, and it’s a happy ending for the LGBTs. (And also for the lawyers. Don’t spend it all in one place.)

There’s still plenty of work to be done, since anti-gay laws remain in dozens of states. But even the redder ones are coming around: new polling in Virginia shows encouraging growth in support. And New Jersey’s never been friendlier to equality.

And over in England, where homosexuality was first perfected, marriage equality is finally the law of the land. Or at least it will be after a year-long waiting period. Plenty of time to pick out china patterns!

By:           Benji Douglas
On:           Jul 22, 2013
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  • 7 Comments
    • Wilbready
      Wilbready

      Its a great day!

      Jul 22, 2013 at 4:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gjg64
      gjg64

      Excuse me, the English did not perfect homosexuality, we Greeks did! They just copied us.

      Jul 22, 2013 at 4:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      @gjg64: Oscar Wilde. Your country is invalid.

      Jul 22, 2013 at 5:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • andy_d
      andy_d

      Somebody (so somebodies) need to sue the National Republican Committee to reimburse the Federal Government the $3,000,000 wasted.

      Jul 22, 2013 at 8:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      and John Weeping Latent Boehner should pay it back out of his pocket, if he could stop playing pocket-pool long enough to fork over the millions. What a tool.

      Jul 23, 2013 at 7:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • krystalkleer
      krystalkleer

      read all about it here : http://getoffmydress.blogspot.com/2013/07/doma-r-e-got-ta-go.html

      Jul 23, 2013 at 9:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gppm1103
      gppm1103

      @gjg64: That’s true – but what did you do with it? Greece is a far cry from the gay culture that was your ancestor’s than it is today. Greece is NOT the most gay friendly place anymore.

      Pangs of guilt and self-loathing from their past?

      Jul 23, 2013 at 2:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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