I thought Obama was better than this. I thought he gave at least half a shit about his campaign policies. Perhaps McCain would have been better, at least then we'd know we were getting a slug in the white house and could plan accordingly. The last 6 months have been an abject failure for civil rights and I fear it'll only get worse.
"The constitutional propriety of Congress's decision to decline to extend federal benefits immediately to newly recognized types of marriages is bolstered by Congress's articulated interest in preserving the scarce resources of both the federal and State governments."