How many supposedly fiscally conscious, Constitution-loving Tea Party House members favor spending taxpayer money defending DOMA? Perhaps a reporter should ask them, and if they favor it, how they reconcile that with their zeal to cut spending on wasteful government.
House Republicans authorized the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) Wednesday night to continue paying outside counsel to defend the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which discriminates against legally married same-sex couples.
Last night President Obama signed the funding authorization bill for the Department of Defense which includes "protections" against the punishment of military members and clergy who harass gay soldiers.
In a heightened ramp up of persecution of gay Ugandans, a second man has been arrested while visiting a co-worker who had been taken into custody on Monday and charged with crimes relating to homosexuality.
It is a bill that could radically push back on gay rights in Nigeria. Members of the west African country's House of Representatives are debating a bill on same-sex marriage, which was passed a year ago by the country's senate.