Supreme Court Kills DOMA; House Won’t Bring Up Gang of Eight Bill; McRino Charges Critics; Obama’s Environmental Crusade; And More: Wednesday Morning News Roundup 6-26-2013
June 26, 2013 by Special To Personal Liberty
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
- The Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act forbidding Federal recognition of gay marriages for couples residing in states that recognize their union. Source: Huffington Post
- Good news via National Review Online’s Jonathan Strong:
- And John McCain is going off on anyone who dares criticize the amnesty-laden Senate immigration effort.
- Don’t tell the truth: An environmental official suggesting he worked for Organizing for Action, the Obama Administration’s advocacy group, sent a memo to supporters and pro-Obama pundits, warning them to avoid using “economic arguments” to defend the President’s new climate change, which could put a damper on coal plants and the Keystone Pipeline project. Source: Washington Examiner
- Meanwhile¸ President Obama has angered lawmakers on both sides of the aisle by calling for new regulations on coal-fired power plants. One of them is Democratic Senator Joe Manchin from coal-industry driven West Virginia. Source: Fox Nation
- Syrian activists say more than 100,000 people have been killed since the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011. Source: Voice of America