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Louisiana Family Forum and Forum for Equality weigh in on DOMA

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Following this morning's Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8, conservative advocacy group Louisiana Family Forum is both "pleased" with and disturbed and perplexed by the court's decisions. ?The key message for Louisiana from ...

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Louisiana Family Forum and Forum for Equality weigh in on DOMA

Following this morning's Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8, conservative advocacy group Louisiana Family Forum is both "pleased" with and disturbed and perplexed by the court's decisions.

?The key message for Louisiana from the U.S. Supreme Court today is this: Your right to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman is preserved,? said president Gene Mills in a statement. ?It is important to note that the Court did not find a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage."

LFF "is pleased" that the court "refused to completely undermine traditional marriage throughout all 50 states, including Louisiana," adding, "However, it is disturbing and perplexing that the court has ruled that the federal government has no right to affirm natural marriage."

"Marriage remains a religious and civil institution stewarded by the people," the statement continued.? [ Read more ]

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