Donna Danna (25 Feb 2011)
"Obama gets out of way of gay marriage"


 Obama gets out of way of gay marriage

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/feb/23/obama-administration-ends-its-defense-doma/

Obama shifts stance on gay marriage
 
One way for President Barack Obama to win the future, it seems, is to have his administration stop defending a federal law that bans recognition of same-sex marriage.
 
The administration said Wednesday it no longer would defend the constitutionality of the 1996 federal law that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. Attorney General Eric Holder cited recent shifts in legal thought, not public opinion, in explaining the decision.
 
FULL STORY at
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_gay_marriage_analysis;_ylt=AkHsTq1x9MxFRz_72ve9Xyas0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNzbGdwYzBjBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTEwMjI0L3VzX2dheV9tYXJyaWFnZV9hbmFseXNpcwRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzQEcG9zAzEEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl9oZWFkbGluZV9saXN0BHNsawNhbmFseXNpc29iYW0-