WASHINGTON — Since President Obama has announced that his administration will not defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, Republicans in the House of Representatives are stepping up to the plate.
Speaker of the House John Boehner told a reporter that it’s the administration’s responsibility to defend the law.
“But if the president won’t lead, if the president won’t defend DOMA, you’ll see the House of Representatives defend our actions in passing a bill that, frankly, passed overwhelmingly,” Boehner said.
On Monday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the House will unveil a plan to defend the law by this Friday.
Obama’s decision has angered traditional marriage supporters who...READ MORE