United States v. Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer, et al. QUESTION PRESENTED: Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defines the term “marriage” for all purposes under federal law, including the provision of federal benefits, as “only a legal union between one man … More Links to Amicus Briefs filed in the Edith Windsor DOMA Case
This is what we need to see more of – We should urge all those who voted for DOMA to now co-sponsor its repeal under the new Respect for Marriage Act introduced this week by Rep. Jerrold Nadler. Proudly changing my position on DOMA (Rep. Earl Blumenauer By Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) … More Ask your Congress Members to Redeem Themselves….
By Melanie Nathan, July 31, 2009 Perhaps more of our congressional representatives would be willing to do what Congresswoman Jackie Speier did for the LGBT community today. The Congresswoman, a Democrat from California’s 12th district called a meeting today of the LGBT leadership in San Francisco. With not much notice a core group of leaders, … More Congresswoman Jackie Speier Provides Valuable Opinion on UAFA
A New American Sport – “Kill The Bill.” A cross between Quidditch ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quidditch) and Rugby, a new and most perilous sport has emerged out of the Bill debate for Healthcare reform. Current Champ is “Just a Mom” – This is how it works – and truly– if you play -you risk not only your … More A New American Sport – “KILL-THE-BILL”