Tag: speaker of the house

State reps pass redistricting map

Rep. Marc Veasey Legislators believe congressional and legislative districts will be decided in the courts DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Although plans for new congressional and state house and senate...

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Lawmakers to file DOMA repeal Wednesday

Federal District Judge Joseph Tauro in Massachusetts has ruled — in two separate cases, no less — that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. President Barack Obama has said that DOMA is unconstitutional and...

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Watching the hypocrites self-destruct

As the dirty little secrets of ‘family values’ politicians and religious leaders come to light, the scandals help the cause of LGBT equality DAVID WEBB  |  The Rare Reporter The new year is well under way, but it’s like...

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Open letter to Pelosi

Calling on the Speaker of the House to keep her promise on ENDA We are writing to express how extremely troubled we are that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has not yet been scheduled for a vote by the full House of...

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