by Terri Wagner
It isn't often I find something worth screaming about. Usually because I've been cursed with an ability to see both sides of an issue. I say cursed because frankly it is. That's another post.
In Ken Klukowski's Townhall article entitled "Profile in Courage Defending
Marriage: Paul Clement" he talks about Paul Clement's situation regarding his defense of the Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA. Clement is my kind of guy. Who knows what his personal views are. He keeps that to himself and maybe a few friends.
The House of Representatives asked his law firm to defend DOMA. As you may or may not know, our current General Attorney Eric Holder (appointed by the president now Obama) decided not to defend DOMA in court cases, presumably because Obama's administration does not support DOMA. An immediate outcry went up and targeted Clement's law firm which backed down. Clement didn't. He resigned rather than be intimidated by shall we say anti traditional marriage thugs.
His stand may not be known by many or fetted by the masses, but one day when he answers at the "pleasing bar of God" he will be able to say I resigned rather than fail my firm's client the US House of Representatives. He has another job. I'm not sure the status of the House's DOMA defense.
I know this. We've been told to answer the call and defend marriage. I would say that also applies to supporting those who make moral decisions.