House Republicans Add Military Gay Marriage Ban To Defense Bill And Break Agreement With White House

Posted by | May 20, 2012 07:47 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Cheston Catalano

House Republicans tacked on to a sweeping defense bill a measure banning gay marriages at military chapels.

In passing the $642-billion measure, lawmakers broke the budget agreement Congress made last summer with the Obama administration — beefing up military spending $8 billion beyond the agreed-upon limit. The White House threatened a veto.

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.

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