Marriage Equality Is Now Federal Law After President Biden Signs Act

Dec 13, 2022 View Original Article
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78% : Interfaith Alliance is honored to join President Biden at the White House for this historic signing, and we look forward to continuing our work with leaders on both sides of the aisle to further an inclusive vision of religious freedom."
67% : Everyone should have the right to be with the person they love, and we look forward to President Biden signing this landmark legislation into law, and making it clear to the Supreme Court where this country stands on marriage equality."
58% : President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law Tuesday afternoon, assuring that marriage equality for same-sex and interracial couples will remain the law of the land no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does.
56% : He recalled when he first came out for marriage equality 10 years ago, when he was vice president.
54% : The Respect for Marriage Act will assure that the federal government recognizes same-sex and interracial marriages and that all states recognize those performed in other states.
52% : The legislation will keep marriage equality the law of the land no matter what the Supreme Court does.
51% : The impetus for the legislation came after Supreme Court Justice Thomas said the court should overturn Obergefell v. Hodges, the ruling that established marriage equality nationwide.
50% : But every state would have to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere.
49% : The act will not require any state to allow same-sex marriages to be performed.
46% : In November, the Senate added an amendment to allay concerns that the act would interfere with religious liberty.
43% : He also noted all the couples and individuals who fought for the right to same-sex marriage, such as the late Edie Windsor, who fought the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal recognition to her marriage to Thea Spyer.
36% : DOMA, passed by Congress in 1996, banned federal recognition of same-sex marriages and allowed states to deny recognition to those performed in other states.
36% : The statement came in his concurring opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion in all states.

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