Jim Obergefell Has "Concerns" About the Respect For Marriage Act

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2022
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The namesake of the landmark Supreme Court ruling establishing marriage equality says he has “concerns” about the Respect for Marriage Act now making its way through the Senate.

Jim Obergefell’s court case pursuing the right to be listed on his husband John Arthur’s death certificate led to the historic establishment of a national right for same-sex couples to marry. After Justice Clarence Thomas signaled his interest in undoing that, however, Democrats sought to protect same-sex marriage by resting it not solely on a legal foundation but on a legislative one,...

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