By resorting this week to gay bashing, Rick Perry has hammered the last nail in his own coffin this week, signaling a final and desperate attempt to spark any interest in his badly failing campaign to become the Republican presidential nominee.
Fletcher, a heterosexual man in a field that also consists of two openly gay candidates, attests he is a supporter of LGBT interests, although detractors charge his voting record does not always promote this claim.
This morning, a three-judge panel consisting of Arthur L. Alarcon (a Carter appointee), Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain (a Reagan appointee) and Barry G. Silverman (a Clinton appointee) filed a per curiam opinion that ruled against the LCR appeal and dismissed the Phillips ruling.
“I’m pleased to join the Log Cabin Republicans in our fight for marriage equality. I co-sponsored the repeal of DOMA because I firmly believe that equality is enshrined in our Constitution and in our great democracy.”
With the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" less than three weeks away, the Obama administration asked a federal appeals court Thursday to discard the lawsuit challenging the ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers and a judge's ruling that declared it unconstitutional.