Thursday, February 12, 2015Kristin Beck, a transgender former Navy SEAL, is planning a primary challenge to the second-ranking Democrat in the House, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014WASHINGTON -- Nearly 200 Congressional lawmakers on Tuesday sent a letter to President Obama Tuesday calling for an Executive Order banning contractors from receiving federal government contracts unless they have a policy prohibiting discrimination based on…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives‘ continuing effort to defend the federal “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA) will soon reach $3 million. Late Monday, House Democrats learned that Republican leadership had again privately raised the…
Monday, April 2, 2012MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) on Monday condemned efforts by House Republicans to prevent a decorated 12-year U.S. Army veteran and other married gay and lesbian veterans from receiving the same…
Saturday, March 31, 2012WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leaders are continuing to criticize Speaker John Boehner for defending the Defense of Marriage Act in court and accuse him of going beyond his existing authority in defense of the anti-gay law…
Saturday, November 5, 2011House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and 132 other Democrats on Thursday joined in the fight to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act in court by filing a legal brief in support of litigation against…
Friday, March 11, 2011House GOP leadership took a key step this week that will allow it to defend in court the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman
- 'The Supreme Court declared itself God when legalizing gay marriage'
- NC lawmakers, magistrate want to defend gay marriage exemption
- Judge's order strikes down Nebraska ban on gay marriage
- Georgia legislature advances anti-marriage 'Pastor Protection Act'
- Antigay marriage ad depicts woman about to be hung by a rainbow noose