And This is Different From a State (Not to Mention the Federal Government) Refusing to Defend a Gay Marriage Ban…HOW???

From Pam’s House Blah:

A law that affirms LGBT citizens of Wisconsin right to visit their partners in the hospital is under legal attack. Conservative group Wisconsin Family Action says the law, passed in 2009, violates a 2006 Constitutional amendment barring gay marriage. Gov Walker is now seeking permission to drop his administration’s defense of the lawsuit.

It’s just the latest antic on Governor Walker’s Wild Ride to become the most unpopular Governor in history.

That last line may well be true.

But I ask again: How will this be any different than California refusing to defend Prop 8 or the Obama Administration deciding not to defend DOMA?

Oh…

Do bear in mind: ‘because refusing to defend things we don’t like is the right things to do’ is not an acceptable answer.

The countdown to Walker also ‘not defending’ the state’s transsexual birth certificate because ‘it allows people to get around the same-sex marriage ban’ begins………..now! (The countdown to the same people crying foul over Walker’s current non-defense not having anything to say when the non-defense of the trans statute happens will run concurrently.)

One Response to And This is Different From a State (Not to Mention the Federal Government) Refusing to Defend a Gay Marriage Ban…HOW???

  1. Jaime says:

    Oh, you do ask hard questions. I guess the best I can do is to respond that expanding civil and human rights to include everyone is a consistent moral and legal philosophy while excluding someone because you disagree based on your own views is inconsistent and self-serving.

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