Ed Team

Shock and Disappointment

Filed By Ed Team | June 17, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Barack Obama, Defense of Marriage Act, DOJ, DOMA, Jared Polis, president obama

"I was shocked and disappointed to learn that President Obama chose to defend DOMA in federal court, especially given his campaign promise to call for a full repeal of DOMA. My sadness turned to outrage when I read the Justice Department's brief that not only defended this hurtful law but seemed to embrace it. Comparing my loving relationship with my partner, Marlon, to incest was unconscionable coming from a president who has called for change."

--Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO)


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