American Family Association of
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CONTACT: Diane Gramley 1.814.271.9078 or 1.814.437.5355
Federal Judge’s Decision is Wrong – Same-sex Felons Should Not be Treated as Married Couple, Pro-Family Group Says
“Dealing 100 grams of methamphetamine, serving time and being released with the label of convicted felon doesn’t matter anymore. U.S. Probation office rules are tossed out the door by the decision of one activist judge. This is yet another attempt to undermine marriage and put same-sex couples in the same category as married spouses,” Diane Gramley, president of the AFA of PA said today in response to the ruling.
U.S. Probation Office policy forbids felons on probation from associating with other felons unless they are blood relatives or spouses during the five years of supervised release. Obviously Daniel Mangini and Steven Roberts are not blood relatives, thus Judge Katz interprets their 18 years of living together as marriage and the creation of a family. This is a dangerous decision.
“As pro-family leaders have warned the Fourteenth Amendment and Due Process Clause will be used to force
Again, the AFA of PA calls on the U.S. Probation Office to appeal this outrageous decision.
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