Tag: senate judiciary committee

Judiciary committee passes measure to repeal DOMA

Sponsor acknowledges votes aren’t there yet to get Respect for Marriage Act approved by Senate Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Nov. 10, voted to recommend passage...

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WATCH: Full Senate hearing on DOMA repeal

Photo by Jamie McGonnigal/EqualityPhotography.com In case you missed it, below is video of Wednesday’s historic Senate hearing, in it entirety, on the Respect for Marriage Act, which would, of course, repeal the so-called...

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Senate hearing on DOMA repeal is set

‘Respect for Marriage Act’ has 27 co-sponsors so far, all Democrats LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled Wednesday, July 20, at 10 a.m. to hear testimony on a bill to...

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Oetken sidesteps questions on brief in sodomy case

Paul Oetken Gay court nominee says arguments in brief he wrote for Lawrence v. Texas expressed his client’s views, not necessarily his LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com When openly gay federal district court...

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