Gay advocates angry at Obama’s ambiguity on Defense of Marriage Act
August 18, 2009
Gay activists expressed disappointment after President Barack Obama’s administration decided to defend the Defense of Marriage Act as it undergoes a legal challenge. President Obama, who called for the repeal the law, which he believes is discriminatory, noted that the Department of Justice traditionally defends federal statutes under legal challenge.
- Mixed US message on marriage law riles gay-rights advocates (Boston Globe)
- Defense of Marriage Act (Wikipedia)