Bob Higgins

Newt Gingrich Discusses Potential Obama Impeachment

Posted in News, Politics by Bob Higgins on February 25, 2011
Newt Gingrich Talks Obama Impeachment

Newt Gingrich Talks Obama Impeachment

Newt Gingrich is moaning the impeachment word again over what he calls Obama’s unacceptable action re DOMA.

Newt didn’t read all the way through: From: HuffingtonPost

“Attorney General Eric Holder said President Barack Obama has concluded that the administra­tion cannot defend the federal law that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. He noted that the congressio­nal debate during passage of the Defense of Marriage Act “contains numerous expression­s reflecting moral disapprova­l of gays and lesbians and their intimate and family relationsh­ips – precisely the kind of stereotype­-based thinking and animus the (Constitut­ion’s) Equal Protection Clause is designed to guard against.”

“Much of the legal landscape has changed in the 15 years since Congress passed” the Defense of Marriage Act, Holder said in a statement. He noted that the Supreme Court has ruled that laws criminaliz­ing homosexual conduct are unconstitu­tional and that Congress has repealed the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.” Obama: DOMA Unconstitutional, DOJ Should Stop Defending In Court

The Pres and the AG are anticipati­ng that the law will be stricken down by the courts for reasons quoted above. There is no point in defending a law so obviously flawed and spending millions trying to uphold it when any conviction­s will be overturned in the end.

Gee Newt, try and think of it as a common sense, cost cutting, budgetary coup.

Bob Higgins

Read the Article and watch Video at HuffingtonPost


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  1. Mike Janowski said, on March 4, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Newt? Common Sense? C’mon…

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