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A Joint Responsibility

Filed By Ed Team | June 18, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: Barack Obama, Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, president obama, Tammy Baldwin

"Last week the Department of Justice filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of DOMA. I was profoundly disappointed by this action, particularly coming from this administration. I still take President Obama at his word that he is committed to the repeal of DOMA. I also recognize that he cannot do it alone. Congress has the responsibility on its shoulders to pass legislation that would give the opportunity to the President to keep his word and ensure that all married people, including those in same-sex marriages, enjoy the same rights under federal law."

--Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)


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