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President Biden signs amended Respect for Marriage Act in White House ceremony

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2022
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Two prominent Latter-day Saint leaders joined the White House signing ceremony Tuesday as President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into federal law.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints simultaneously released a statement praising those who helped create and pass the law, describing the successful effort to add religious liberty protections to its language “both historic and commendable.”

“Today’s a good day,” Biden said before signing the bill in a unique ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, “a day America takes a vital step toward...

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