Post by Logan on Jan 19, 2016 23:09:37 GMT -6
Bernie Sanders Spokesman Rips Human Rights Campaign Over Clinton Endorsement
In response to the Human Rights Campaign’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president this morning, the Bernie Sanders campaign ripped the nation’s largest LGBT rights organization for making a decision “that cannot possibly be based on facts and the record.”
The irate reaction came from Sanders campaign spokesperson Michael Briggs in an interview with the Washington Blade‘s Chris Johnson:
DOMA, of course, was signed into law by Bill Clinton as was the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.
In recent months, Hillary Clinton has defended the reasoning behind DOMA, telling Rachel Maddow that the legislation was a “defensive action” to prevent a federal marriage amendment. However, as many critics and opponents have pointed out, there was no federal marriage amendment in the works at the time.
Continued at www.towleroad.com/2016/01/bernie-sanders-spokesman/