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Thou shalt not commit adultery

In 2004 Sen. John Ensign, R-Nevada, urged Congress to pass a law banning gay marriage and only recognizing unions between one man and one woman. “Marriage is the cornerstone on which our society was founded,” Ensign said. But in June 2009, Ensign admitted that he was having an affair with a female member on his staff and said he helped her husband obtain a high-profile lobbying position, who is now facing ethics violations for his practices. Ensign has maintained his innocence of any wrong-doing but he announced his resignation from the Senate.

Thou shalt maintain a budget

After the Obama administration said it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, House Speaker John Boehner promised to defend the anti-gay law. During the same time he led a team of Republican lawmakers to slash the federal budget. He proposed cuts to NPR and other public programming. However, when it comes to defending DOMA, Boehner and other House Republicans are prepared to pay top dollar. The House hired a law firm, paying more than $500 an hour for legal services. The total bill is expected to reach $500,000 of taxpayer money.

Thou shalt be an example

Rock singer Ted Nugent feels very picked on. After the NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000, Nugent wrote an article to The Washington Times calling gays the most protected class in America. He went on to say that he believes homosexuality is morally wrong. This coming from the man who had an illegal romantic relationship with a 17-year-old girl and since he couldn’t marry her, he adopted her.

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