21 Jul '12, 9pm

House Passes 'Gays Can't Marry on Military Bases' Amendment | Care2 Causes

The U.S. House this week passed an amendment to the 2013 defense funding bill that would outlaw military chaplains from conducting same-sex marriages on military bases and using military facilities. NOM associate Rep. Steve King introduced the amendment while taking a swipe at President Obama, accusing him of “contravening” the Defense of Marriage Act. Reports Politico: King said a directive from the Secretary of Defense that said “a military chaplain may officiate any private ceremony on or off a military installation” was “not just permission that’s implied encouragement to conduct same-sex marriages on our military bases conducted by our chaplains presumably who are all under the payroll of the U.S. government.” Military chaplains may decide to not perform same-sex marriages but King said any chaplain that did so was violating DOMA as the law of the land. The amendment ...

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