Last week the IRS announced that they were complying with the Supreme Court’s ruling in the DOMA case and would now recognize all legal same-sex marriages for the purposes of jointly filed tax returns. Brian Brown of the National Organization for
Bigotry Marriage stamps his feet and holds his breath in response:
“The Treasury Department is grossly overstepping its authority. This is a nation of laws. Only Congress has the authority to change the law,” stated Brian Brown, NOM president.
This action continues a pattern of lawlessness across the nation where administrators and clerks have taken it upon themselves to interpret and re-write laws as they pertain to marriage. Only the legislative branches of the Federal or State governments enact or rewrite the law.
“The Obama administration is intent on forcing same-sex ‘marriage’ on an unwilling public,” Brown said. “Congress alone has the responsibility of determining federal tax law.”
Well yeah, if you completely ignore that third branch of government, the judiciary. Hey Brian, remember how the day before the marriage ruling came down, the Supreme Court struck down section 5 of the Voting Rights Act? Obviously you were opposed to that since “only Congress has the authority to change the law,” right? Right? Yeah, I didn’t think so. Just another example of special pleading from the bigots.