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07/15/2013

8 more white, straight-identified, male House Republicans who hope to turn U.S. Constitution into weapon against gays

by Jeremy Hooper

The following eight House Republicans have added their names to the previously-announced list of cosponsors for the renewed attempt to pass a Federal Marriage Amendment:

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[SOURCE: GovTrack]

This brings the total to thirty-seven white, straight-identified, GOP men who are leading this push to turn the nation's most precious governing document into a direct repudiation of families headed by same-sex couples. These men, who presumably know nothing about what it actually means to be gay, are stepping up and telling America that certain kinds of citizens are not only undeserving of rights but are actually in need of the U.S. government's federal shaming.

They have absolutely no chance of passing this biased baby. Snowballs shipped to hell without even the assistance of dry ice would have better chances of success. This is nothing more than a waste of time designed to rile up the conservative base. Obviously.

But the fact that they are even trying this, here at a time when thirteen states have marriage, gay couples now have federal marriage rights, and all credible polling shows a majority of Americans standing in support of the freedom to marry, shows us why we must remain vigilant even in victory. There is still that "just enough" crowd out there that will stop at nothing to hurt our families and make our lives harder. They are counting on our complacency.

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