Sunday, January 16, 2005

Oh dear. Don't the theocrats feel a little bit ... used? 

Inerrant Boy defers to the Senate!

On the domestic front, Bush said he would not lobby the Senate to pass a constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage.

While seeking reelection, Bush voiced strong support for such a ban, and many political analysts credit this position for inspiring record turnout among evangelical Christians, who are fighting same-sex marriage at every juncture. Groups such as the Family Research Council have made the marriage amendment their top priority for the next four years.

The president said there is no reason to press for the amendment because so many senators are convinced that the Defense of Marriage Act -- which says states that outlaw same-sex unions do not have to recognize such marriages conducted outside their borders -- is sufficient.
(from a whole half-hour interview (!) reported in WaPo)

I guess He didn't respect them in the morning after all ....

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