Law Firm Pulls Out of DOMA Defense; A...

Law Firm Pulls Out of DOMA Defense; Attorney Quits

There are 23 comments on the EDGE story from Apr 25, 2011, titled Law Firm Pulls Out of DOMA Defense; Attorney Quits. In it, EDGE reports that:

The law firm King and Spalding has withdrawn from the defense of the anti-gay 1996 federal law known as the "Defense of Marriage" Act following an outcry from the GLBT community and protests at the firm's office in Atlanta.

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“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#25 Apr 26, 2011
I can't help but wonder if any of the judges hearing these cases are challenged like Vaughn Walker is now being challenged. If they are hetero should they recuse themselves because of bias?

“Equality First”

Since: Jan 09

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#26 Apr 27, 2011
writewingproxycontin wrote:
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I believe it is now entirely a House affair.
Thanks for the input. I would have thought that someone on these threads would have come up with a difinitive answer by now. I know the House has a lot of power over budgets, but I just assumed that in order to move money around there would be more checks and balances in place.
CitizenKane

Southampton, NY

#27 Apr 27, 2011
waterdogg wrote:
<quoted text>Well things didn't get so out of hand when people knew there place now did they ! This country was a lot better off when you people stayed in the closet !
And better off still if you and your ilk would stay in your caves. The times they are a changing. Some people are gay. Get over it. And we want equal rights. Get over it.

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