Google
Gayapolis
Web
 

 

Welcome!
 
Username:

Password:


Register Now

Site Navigation

gay news News

gay directory Directory

gay travel Travel

gay weddings Weddings

gay real estate Real Estate

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people People

free gay personals Personals

gay careers Careers

email Gayapolis Email Us

Gayapolis Home Page Home

 

 


US: John Boehner Won't Allow House Vote on Defense of Marriage Act Repeal
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) indicated on Thursday he wouldn't bring to a vote before the House legislation pending before Congress that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.

Asked by the Washington Blade if he's be open to bringing the measure to a floor vote, Boehner replied, "Congress has acted on this issue some number of years ago, and I think that the Congress acted on [it] in a bi-partisan way. It is the law of the land and should remain the law of the land."

DOMA repeal legislation has received renewed legislation since the White House announced on Tuesday that President Obama supports the DOMA repeal legislation, known as the Respect for Marriage Act. The president campaigned on legislative repeal of DOMA, but not until this week did not he articulate support for the Respect for Marriage Act as the vehicle to repeal the anti-gay law.

Full Story from The Washington Blade

Click here for gay wedding resources. 
Click Here to Return to the Gayapolis News Section

Published on:  July 21, 2011


Most Recent Articles on Gayapolis.com:

Announcement: Phase Shift, by Jenn Burke and Kelly Jensen - May 2, 2016
Gay Philadelphia: Elfreth's Alley - May 2, 2016
Announcement: Triad Blood, by 'Nathan Burgoine - May 1, 2016
TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: Hotel Pattee, Perry, Iowa - A Destination Unto Itself - May 1, 2016
Republican Presidential Wannabe John Kasich Says Gay People are 'Probably' Born Gay - April 30, 2016
Woman in Texas Hassled for Using Woman's Restroom because of the Way She was Dressed - April 30, 2016
Ban on Gay Led Band Lifted in Jordan - April 30, 2016
Jodie Foster Getting Spot on Hollywood Walk of Fame - April 30, 2016
DC Mayor Signs Bill Addressing Needs of LGBT Youth - April 30, 2016
New Study Shows Effects on Gay Men Living in Urban Environments - April 30, 2016

Sign up for free daily news updates from Gayapolis

 

 

 

advertising: 

 


Home - News - Directory - Travel - Weddings - Real-Estate - People - Careers - My Account - Log Out
Linking to Gayapolis - Web Site Services - About Gayapolis - Contact Us - Advertising Information - Usage/Privacy Policy
Purple Roofs Travel Directory - Purple Unions Wedding Directory - Gay Realty Network - Mi Casa Su Casa Home Trade - Mongoose On The Loose Web Design
Contents ©2000-2008 Gayapolis, Inc.