Limerick Ode To DOMA’s Demise

Most experts seem to think the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down DOMA, thereby ending the federal ban on benefits to gay spouses. The question is: Will they do it based upon equal protection, or states’ rights? The former (seemingly supported by the four liberal Supremes) is vastly preferable, but the later appears more likely; the perennial swing judge, Justice Anthony Kennedy, is more of a states’ rights kinda guy.

Limerick Ode To DOMA’s Demise
By Madeleine Begun Kane

I’m GLAD to hear DOMA’s in trouble.
But will Justices safe in their bubble
Concede that it’s wrong,
Beat the gong, say so long
To treating gay couples like rubble?

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2 Responses to “Limerick Ode To DOMA’s Demise”

  1. I’m Irish. I couldn’t do this for fear of tempting fate, even though I don’t believe in fate I’m still afraid of it. And it would make it my fault. I might have already said too much. (looks up to see if the fates are watching).