esident Joe Biden signed the Democrats’ same-sex marriage bill amid fanfare and celebration, but an attorney-led Christian ministry that says it won nearly 50 cases defending marriage as between one man and one woman before the Obergefell decision asserts the passage of the legislation can now “actually create the perfect scenario to overturn” the Supreme Court’s 2015 5-4 ruling.
Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) Tuesday.
Earlier in December, the Senate voted 61-36, with the help of 12 Republicans, to pass the measure. The House then voted in favor of the legislation, 258-169, with the help of 39 Republicans, sending it to Biden.
In a press statement last week, however, the nonprofit Liberty Counsel wrote the passage of the legislation is “a strategic blunder by advocates of same-sex marriage.”
When Congress passed the RFMA last week, this action can actually create the perfect scenario to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 5-4 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges regarding same-sex marriage. Read Mat Staver's legal strategy here:https://t.co/l6BaLQzeZb— Liberty Counsel (@libertycounsel) December 12, 2022
“Rather than a victory, the ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ will make easier the argument to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 5-4 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges regarding same-sex marriage,” Liberty Counsel asserts, explaining:
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