Congress | House members on both sides of the marriage debate push legislation that has little chance of gaining traction
by Edward Lee Pitts
Posted 9/16/09, 06:15 pm
WASHINGTON-Democratic House lawmakers this week have launched an uphill battle to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.
Three Democrats-Reps. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Jerold Nadler (D-N.Y.), and Jared Polis (D-Colo.)-introduced legislation to strike down the 1996 federal law that defines marriage as between a man and a women.