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DOMA: President needs to defend law

Letter by James S. Barr, Tacoma on Feb. 28, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 50 Comments »
March 1, 2011 10:39 am

Re: “Obama won’t defend law banning gay marriage” (TNT, 2-24).

The idea of having a president who refuses to defend our laws is repugnant to me. If the president is against a certain law he has the right to asked that it be changed, but no president should just refuse to do his job.

What if the next president is apposed to the new health care law? Would it be OK to just not enforce it?

We are a country of law, and one does not get to pick and choose which ones to obey and which not to. That includes the president.

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