Postedon Jul 11, 2010 at 08:00 am
Scott Stringer is a New York Democratic politician and the current Borough President of Manhattan. In 2005, he entered the race to succeed C. Virginia Fields as Manhattan Borough President. On September 13, 2005, he won the Democratic primary against 9 other candidates and was later elected in the November general election. He took office as Borough President on January 1, 2006.
In July of 2010, Mr. Stringer and his fiancée, Elyse Buxbaum, announced they would wed in Connecticut in what they described as a protest of New York’s failure to legalize the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jul 10, 2010 at 05:23 pm
On Thursday, in a sweeping opinion in the deliberately narrow Gill v. Office of Personnel Management case, Judge Joseph Tauro of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts struck down a key part of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Postedon Jul 09, 2010 at 02:30 pm
On Thursday night's "Rachel Maddow Show", Chris Hayes talked to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Tobias Wolff about a federal judge's ruling in two cases against the Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon May 28, 2010 at 11:17 am
For the second time in three weeks, a federal judge in Boston heard arguments in a lawsuit that asks the court to strike down a significant part of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Postedon May 27, 2010 at 08:38 am
A lawyer for the Massachusetts attorney general’s office urged a judge yesterday to strike down the 1996 federal law that defines marriage as a union exclusively between a man and woman, marking the second time this month the judge has heard arguments over whether the statute is constitutional.
Postedon May 13, 2010 at 01:00 pm
The Baltimore Sun editorial board writes about a recent Washington Post poll finding that the plurality of Maryland residents support marriage equality: "Maryland's current leaders would surely rather duck the question, but they should understand that on this issue the people are slowly but surely leaving them behind."