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By Tammy Bruce
Team Obama's bizarre behavior helps Gitmo terrorists foil justice
Topic - Douglas Kmiec
Student groups in devoutly Catholic Malta are praising U.S. Ambassador Douglas Kmiec, who announced his resignation after State Department bureaucrats criticized him for spending too much time discussing religion.
The U.S. ambassador to Malta, an important Roman Catholic supporter of President Obama's, said Sunday he would resign after a State Department report criticized him for spending too much time writing and speaking about his religious beliefs.
Kmiec explained, leading some to argue that the court won't draw the same distinction in same-sex marriage cases.
"Nevertheless, I would expect an effort (to use the equal protection clause) to exclude religious bodies that do not approve of same-sex marriage from eligibility for public benefits," he said, "be it tax exemptions, deductibility of donations, school vouchers and subsidies, and other public programs.”