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Stephen Colbert On DOMA: GOP Says We Can’t Give Gays Rights Until We Wrong Them

by David Badash on January 31, 2013

in Discrimination,DOMA,Marriage,News,Politics

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On last night’s “The Colbert Report,” Stephen Colbert used “The Word” segment to look at how the House GOP is “defending” DOMA, concluding gays can’t get rights until they’re wronged, and the LGBT community has been too successful to warrant equality from the Supreme Court.

DOMA, as you know, is the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 that bans the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages.

Of course, those of you who aren’t familiar with Stephen Colbert, it’s satire at it’s finest, and this is one of Colbert’s finest.

Watch, enjoy, share:

For more on the House GOP’s unconscionable defense of DOMA, (which is now budgeted for $3 million) read:

DOMA: Supreme Court Doesn’t Have Jurisdiction, House Doesn’t Have Standing Says SCOTUS Lawyer

House GOP’s Anti-Gay Supreme Court Brief Reads Like 1950′s Racist Propaganda

Republicans File Brief in Support Of DOMA – Gays Are Doing Fine Without Any Help

Astonishing NOM Lie: ‘Gay and lesbian people already enjoy full equal rights under the law.’

 

Hat tip: Jeremy Hooper at Good As You

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