New Hampshire, USA: Rep. Charles Bass is Third Republican to Support DOMA Repeal

Written by scott on January 11th, 2013

New Hampshire Rep. Charles Bass is Third Republican to Support Defense of Marriage Act RepealAnother Republican joins the ranks of those supporting a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. Rep. Charles Bass of New Hampshire has just become the second House Republican within the last week to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that will be reintroduced in the House next year, according to the Advocate.

He joins Rep. Richard Hanna of New York, who pledged support for the bill last week, and Florida Congressman Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

“With Congressman Charlie Bass’ announcement that he will be the 160th cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act in the 112th Congress, we add another Republican supporter for repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act,” Jo Deutsch, federal director for Freedom to Marry told the Advocate.

Authored By Sergio N. Candido – See the Full Story at Edge Boston

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