WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind a bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal ban on same-sex marriage. White House spokesman Jay Carney said the president “long called for a legislative appeal for the so-called Defense of Marriage Act which continues to have a real impact on families.” The […]

While the state of New York is set to give its first marriage licenses to same-sex couples in two weeks, one senator who vehemently opposed gay marriage accused Mayor Michael Bloomberg of paying four Republican senators to vote in favor of the legislation. Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-N.Y.) wrote in a press release that senators Stephen […]