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LGBT Leaders pressure House Republicans to Drop discriminitory DOMA Defense…

JOHN-BOEHNER201209X400_0Good luck. These scumbags live to defend hate…

10 LGBT organizations have sent a letter to dbag House Speaker John Boehner urging him to stop using more money to defend DOMA. The  budget approved for the legal defense was 1.5 million but in September the republicans did what any republican would do, they went on the down low and increased it to 2 million without informing anyone else…

The leaders sent a letter Tuesday to Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. House Republican leadership stepped in to defend DOMA from legal challenges last year after the Obama administration announced it would no longer defend the 1996 law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples.

“Despite the enormous economic challenges our country is facing, the House of Representatives recently decided to increase government spending to defend this discriminatory law – a law that intentionally harms thousands of Americans who are legally married,” reads the letter.  “At the same time, voters in three states approved marriage equality and, in Minnesota, rejected writing a marriage ban into their state’s constitution. A strong majority of Americans support marriage for loving, committed same-sex couples – including an increasing number of conservatives. With more states allowing committed same-sex couples to obtain civil marriage licenses, DOMA imposes burdens on hard working, tax paying citizens.”

via LGBT Leaders Urge House Republicans to Drop $2 Million DOMA Defense | Advocate.com.

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