May 10, 2012 - 8:44am
A change of position...
“As a strong supporter of marriage equality, I am proud that President Obama has joined the millions of Americans committed to equal rights and fairness for all our citizens,” Yarmuth said. “This is a historic day for loving and committed gay and lesbian couples and their families across our country.”
President Obama told ABC News’s Robin Roberts today that his position on same-sex marriage has “evolved,” and that “same-sex couples should be able to get married.”  Moments later, Louisville’s congressman, Rep. John Yarmuth (Dem, Ky. 3rd Dist.) issued a...
October 3, 2011 - 6:08am
McAdam at the Supreme Court
The High Court will be deciding a number of potentially "landmark" cases this term; not the least of which is the battle over President Obama's scheme for health care reform, the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare").
At precisely 10:00 a.m. Monday morning, the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will enter the burgundy draped, gold-trimmed courtroom, to begin the 2011-2012 term of the nation’s highest court.  As the Justices enter, all persons in attendance stand. The Justices also stand as the...
July 11, 2011 - 9:15pm
Can the ship's captain marry you and your bunk-mate? Not according to congress!
Kentucky’s 6th District congressman, Democrat Ben Chandler voted last Thursday in favor of an amendment to the Pentagon appropriations bill, reaffirming the Defense of Marriage Act.  Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-North Carolina) and Dan Burton (R-Indiana) inserted the amendment into...
July 11, 2011 - 3:54pm
On July 7th, Ben Chandler voted for an anti-gay amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill that only existed as a vehicle for homophobes to flex their political muscle.
The amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill Ben Chandler [D-KY] voted for on July 7th reaffirming the Defense of Marriage Act served no legal purpose. It did not change the law of the land. It did not change Pentagon policy. It was not required in order for the Pentagon to get the money it...
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