Michael Medved


In a stunning assault on traditional values, the Obama administration filed a legal brief claiming that the federal law defining marriage as between one man and one woman was motivated by unconstitutional bigotry. The government’s new position says the Defense of Marriage Act, signed by President Clinton, violates the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of “equal protection” because it treats heterosexual couples differently from gay couples—ignoring the fact that the Constitution promises equal treatment of individuals, not equal status for all forms of partnership. Though the president says he personally opposes gay marriage, his Attorney General equates defenders of traditional marriage with racist advocates of segregation and Jim Crow. If courts side with the Justice Department, it will cost taxpayers big money – giving gay partners new tax benefits, health coverage, and other entitlements currently reserved for married spouses.


Michael Medved

Michael Medved's daily syndicated radio talk show reaches one of the largest national audiences every weekday between 3 and 6 PM, Eastern Time. Michael Medved is the author of eleven books, including the bestsellers What Really Happened to the Class of '65?, Hollywood vs. America, Right Turns, The Ten Big Lies About America and 5 Big Lies About American Business
 
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