Brian Brown in WaPo: Who will fight for the Defense of Marriage Act?


NOM President Brian Brown has a new op-ed published in the Washington Post on President Obama's decision not to defend DOMA. It's online now and will appear in the print edition tomorrow:

How do Democrats in the Obama era respond when they lose elections? By making extraconstitutional end runs around the democratic process, if the disturbing pattern emerging across our nation is any indication.

Democratic legislators in Wisconsin and Indiana have fled their statehouses to prevent votes they know they will lose. In Washington, the administration has, without legislative authority, shifted power to administrative agencies. The thinking seems to be: Do what you want, whether or not the people agree. [Continue reading]