Author Archives: John Howard

Replace DOMA with Egg and Sperm Civil Union Compromise

DOMA was always a terrible law, designed not to “defend marriage” but to make it possible for a few states to let same-sex couples marry without the rest of the country having to recognize them or pay for federal benefits, which without DOMA would have led straight to a Federal Marriage Amendment. As long as DOMA was “holding” then politicians…

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Same-sex marriage not “settled law”

Scott Brown has had a terse response regarding same-sex marriage ever since his Senate race, saying it is “settled law” and should be left up to the states. Apparently he is worried about his re-election chances if he says he thinks same-sex marriages should be voided by a Federal Marriage Amendment like Romney is saying, who doesn’t plan to win…

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Biden should not be “comfortable” with same-sex marriage

So he and David Axelrod have both asserted that same-sex couples should have the “exact” same rights as both sex couples. “I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying one another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties.” David Axelrod…

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Julia! Pt 2 – The Similarities

There are interesting milestones left out from Julia’s life, because both Romney and Obama agree on them. Conception: Under both Obama and Romney, there would be no rules or regulations against any method of creating human embryos to create Julia, including genetically modifying her, or making her from the genes of same-sex couples, or using purchased sperm and egg, eugenically…

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