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09/15/2009

Do mo' for DOMA: Nadler steps up to the repeal plate

by Jeremy Hooper

DOMAAs promised, U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has introduced his DOMA repeal bill (with 91 cosponsors and a kick-ass "Respect for Marriage Act" title). So let's honor it with some linkage, shall we?

First up: Here's the national perspective from the Human Rights Campaign, who was on-site at today's presser:

DOMA Repeal Introduced, Time to Get to Work [HRC Backstory]

Also, here are a few words from the Empire State Pride Agenda, the key advocacy organization from Congressman Nadler's home state:

Pride Agenda statement on the introduction of Rep. Nadler’s bill to repeal DOMA [Pride Agenda]

Here are some nice words from one of the cosponsors, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL):

And here's a place where you can go to send a message to your Senators/Rep/President, demanding that they take action on this long overdue repeal effort:

**REPEAL DOMA NOW**

Last and most certainly least: Is this ceremonial (and quite unceremonious) link:

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It represents the crucial element that prevents all gay couples, even legally bound ones, from achieving full marriage equality under federal law. The only way for us to remedy that affront to America is to get yourself involved in this fight. Our time is now, my merry 'mos.

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