Today I read a little more about Boehner’s plan to defend DOMA via the House. It turns out he signed a contract with former Bush Solicitor General, Paul Clement to defend the constitutionality of DOMA on behalf of congress. Clement will be charging $520/hour, up to half a million dollars of taxpayer money.
I hate the idea of my tax dollars going towards the defense of the government treating gay people as second-class citizens.
See full post here: chrispiascik.com2011-04-20.