Tidbits for Political Junkies with Short Attention Spans & Hearty Appetites


Thursday, July 15, 2004


Keep Your Eye on This

From the Hill:
Realizing that a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage faces little chance of passing soon, if ever, House Republicans yesterday discussed alternative approaches, including stripping federal courts of jurisdiction over the issue, passing a federal law to define marriage and using the appropriations process to ban gay marriage in Washington.
Jurisdiction-stripping has already made it past the House Judiciary committee. Not that denying people their rights, and their legal recourse, is anthing new for these folks... |

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