Tag Archives: DOMA

Howard Dean Is Right

We don’t normally post every e-mail that comes around from DFA. But we’re making an exception during the month of April because as you know, it is the 10-year anniversary of Democracy for America, the grassroots organization that grew out … Continue reading

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DoD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2013 DOD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, the Department of Defense announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed service members and Department of Defense civilian employees. After a review … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Health Care, Monsanto, Spying And More

Dear Friends, Remember last week? Yeah, I know, in this fast-moving world of ours, it might seem like a distant memory. But it was a darn good week: – President Obama’s action plan on climate change was more ambitious than … Continue reading

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Iowa City Celebrates Supreme Court Decision Striking Down DOMA

Kim Painter serves as recorder in Johnson County, Iowa. In 1998, she became the first openly gay first-time candidate elected to office in Iowa. This year she was named a Harvey Milk Champion of Change by President Obama.   These are … Continue reading

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