Tell Boehner and Cantor: Drop your DOMA defense now
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A federal appeals court has just ruled that the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. This marks a big victory in our fight to end a law that treats same-sex couples as second-class citizens.
Unfortunately, the anti-gay, Republican House leadership has shown no signs of dropping their case to defend this law – the law that President Obama bravely refused to continue fighting for last year.
Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor have already committed to spending up to $1.5 million in taxpayer funds on these cases. They need to hear from you now before they waste even one more cent appealing this discriminatory law – possibly to the Supreme Court.
Tell Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor: The writing is on the wall for DOMA. Stop wasting taxpayer money defending discrimination.
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