Tag Archives: DOMA

Darryl W. Perry: SCOTUS Ruling Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Darryl W. Perry is a writer whose articles are published in several publications, including the monthly newspaper The Sovereign.  He is a co-host on a radio show on Liberty Radio Network. He is the owner and managing editor of Free Press Publications (FPP.cc). Perry is a co-founder and co-chairman of the New Hampshire Liberty Party, a party created in September 2012 to promote secession of the state from the federal government and individual liberty.Read more ...

Dr. Laurie Roth: This is not about gay marriage but about banishing God from American life

The following was posted by Joshua Fauver on the Independent American & Constitutional Review on June 29, 2013.

The following was posted by Dr. Laurie Roth on June 26, 2013 on RenewAmerica Dr. Laurie Roth is a nationally-syndicated radio talk-show host. She ran for the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination in 2012 and came in last (fifth place), with 6 votes, or 1.49%.Read more ...

Darrell Castle On Marriage and the State

Darrell Castle talks about the Supreme Court case of the U.S. v. Windsor in which the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 in California. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate and is considering seeking the CP’s nomination for president in 2016.

Virginia Newspaper Covers Libertarian Candidate’s First Web Ad

Libertarian candidate for Gov. releases first web ad calling for same-sex marriage in Virginia

By Todd Allen Wilson

June 27, 2013

Published on DailyPress.com

Robert Sarvis, Libertarian candidate for governor, entered the fray this week by releasing a new video calling for same-sex marriage in the commonwealth.

Sarvis, of Annandale, released the video in the wake of the U.S.Read more ...

Alan Keyes: High Court on DOMA, Borderline Insane

The following was posted on the Independent American & Constitutional Review on June 28, 2013 by Joshua Fauver. Alan Keyes, a former cabinet official under the Ronald Reagan administration and several-time Republican candidate for office, including president, sought the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination in 2008, coming in second place to Chuck Baldwin, with 24.36% of the vote.Read more ...

Green Party praises Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 27, 2013
This release is online at http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=628

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party praises Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage

• Green Party’s 2013 Annual National Meeting in Iowa City, July 25-28: http://www.gp.org/meetings/Iowa2013 / Media Credentialing for the meeting: http://www.gp.org/committees/media/press.php

• Green Shadow Cabinet: http://greenshadowcabinet.us

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party of the United States praised the Supreme Court’s decisions, announced on Wednesday, on same-sex marriage rights.… Read more ...

Cathy Reisenwitz: Why This Libertarian is Celebrating DOMA’s Defeat

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By Cathy Reisenwitz
Posted to Sex and the State
June 27, 2013

Not everyone is happy about yesterday’s SCOTUS decision on DOMA, and I get it. More recently than I’d like to admit, that was me. I believed that gay sex was a sin. I also thought that government should promote God’s plan for us by not legitimizing “marriages” between anyone other than one man and one woman.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Wisconsin Reaffirms Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage

6/27/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2013
Contact: 877-201-2441

The Supreme Court has been wrong before

“Because a sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.” Ecclesiastes 8:11

Milwaukee-The US Supreme Court was wrong in 1857-The Dred Scott Case. … Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Florida Statement On SCOTUS Decision On DOMA and Prop 8

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects DOMA and California’s Proposition 8

June 27, 2013

By Randy Taylor
Public Relations officer, Libertarian Party of Florida

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision based on the liberty of individuals and the right of states to determine laws regarding same-sex marriage. In separate 5-4 votes, the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was declared unconstitutional; and Proposition 8 from California was kicked back to the state as the Court determined that supporters of it did not have the right to appeal the decision that it was unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Joshua Fauver: An Analysis of the DOMA Decision

Joshua Fauver is the vice-chairman of the Clarion Call to Unite Committee (CCTUC), an organization that aims to unite all right-wing and constitutionalist third parties under a single banner. Fauver is also the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Robby Wells 2016 independent presidential campaign.

An Analysis of the DOMA Decision 

by Joshua Fauver

June 27, 2013

Originally published on the Independent American & Constitutional Review

 

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court rocked the nation when they decided on a 5-4 vote that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA, which barred the federal government from recognizing same sex marriages) was unconstitutional.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Reaffirms Platform Plank On Family In Light Of SCOTUS Ruling On DOMA

The following was posted on the Constitution Party’s Facebook page yesterday:

CONSTITUTION PARTY PLATFORM: FAMILY
No civil government may legitimately authorize or define marriage or family relations, as affirmed by the 10th amendment, delegating to the people as our founders understood the family as necessary to the general welfare.

We affirm the importance of Biblical scripture in the founders’ intent as eloquently stated by Noah Webster: “The moral principles and precepts contained in the Scriptures ought to form the basis of all our civil constitution and laws… All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery, and war proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts in the Bible.”

The law of our Creator defines marriage as the union between one man and one woman.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Virginia Applauds DOMA Strike Down

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For Immediate Release
Thursday, June 26, 2013

Libertarian Party of Virginia Applauds DOMA Strike Down

(Arlington, June 26, 2013) — The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) today announced its decision on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a United States federal law that restricts federal marriage benefits and limits inter-state marriage recognition to only opposite-sex marriages in the United States.… Read more ...