Respect For Marriage Act

Drew Sheneman | Copyright 2022 Tribune Content Agency

From the Human Rights Campaign: “a bill that will codify federal marriage equality by guaranteeing the federal rights, benefits and obligations of marriages in the federal code; repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA); and affirm that public acts, records and proceedings should be recognized by all states. By doing so, it protects the status quo that exists following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark rulings in Loving v. Virginia (1967), Windsor v. United States (2013) and Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) — decisions that together made equal marriage the law of the land.” by Delphine Luneau

RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT: What it does, how it interacts with the obergefell ruling and why they’re both essential to protecting marriage equality

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