And I agree.
Here’s what he said:
President Barack Obama on Monday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act discriminates against gays and lesbians … “The Department of Justice has filed a response to a legal challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, as it traditionally does when acts of Congress are challenged,” the president said in a written statement. “This brief makes clear, however, that my administration believes that the act is discriminatory and should be repealed by Congress.”
I hope — and pray — that the Democratic majority repeals the act. Here’s why:
The law, passed by Congress in 1996, denies federal recognition of same-sex marriages, thereby banning federal spousal benefits to those in such unions. It also allows states that prohibit same-sex marriages to deny recognition of such unions granted in other states.
Catch that? The DOMA “allows states” to prohibit “same-sex marriages.” Just where in the Constitution do the sovereign States delegate regulation of marriage to the Federal government? That’s the problem with this act — it assumes that ultimate sovereignty resides in the District of Corruption, and thus implies that all the rights the people of the States enjoy can be snatched away at DC’s whim.
Let Obama and the liberals in both Big-Government parties repeal DOMA. With the popular mood still red hot from the health care protests, the backlash to DC’s de facto legalization of “same-sex marriage” in conservative States will be swift and decisive, with more “Sovereignty Resolutions” passed in response. This will ignite the afterburners of the incipient rebellion against DC’s New Reconstruction, and the New American Revolution will have begun.