{ I Knew I Voted for the Right Man for President….Bob Barr and the Battle over the Defense of Marriage Act }

Ok, so I found this article via Drudge Report and it led me to some gay issues/news website. Creepy, I know, but I didn’t look around. I was just interested in this article, and rightly so, as it is titled, “Anti-Gay Marriage Groups Begin Fight for DOMA,” the Defense of Marriage Act. As I’m reading I see mention of Bob Barr, a candidate for president in this most recent election. I voted for him, as he was the candidate for the Libertarian Party and I felt he was the best choice. I know, I know, I love Sara Palin, but I still had to vote for Bob Barr. (I’m secretly, well obviously not so secretly since I’m posing it on my blog, hoping for a Romney/Palin ticket in 2012).

The Defense of Marriage Act legislation was authored by then-Republican Georgia Representative Bob Barr and signed into law by then-President Bill Clinton in 1996. DOMA was passed by a huge margin in Congress by a vote of 85-14 in the Senate and a vote of 342-67 in the House of Representatives. The Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA

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