Congress, Obama team up to kill marriage protections; 'Respect' proposal has nearly 100 members of Congress endorsing homosexuality

Posted: September 19, 20098:35 pm Eastern

By Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily

Nearly 100 members of the U.S. House are working in lockstep with the Obama administration to try to eliminate protections for traditional marriage in the United States with the "Respect for Marriage Act" that has just been introduced in Congress.

H.R. 3567 was introduced just days ago by U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-New York, and more than 90 co-sponsors.

"This legislation would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a 1996 law which discriminates against lawfully married same-sex couples," Nadler said in a statement on his website.The proposal has been assigned to committee.

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Nearly 100 members