February 24, 2008
Republican Assmbelymember Jane Corwin, who has begun her campaign in the yet-uncalled special election for NY's 27 Congressional district, released a statement earlier today condemning President Obama for his administration's decision to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act.
Her statement, which seeks to criticize Pres. Obama for standing up for LGBTQ equality, reads as follows:
"“The President of the United States swore an oath to uphold the laws of our great country and as a member of the Executive Branch he needs to enforce those laws, including the Defense of Marriage Act. It is the Supreme Court’s job to consider the constitutionality of the law and the President should not usurp the authority of the Supreme Court...
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