WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(ENEWSPF)—June 26, 2015. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges.
“This is a great day for marriage equality and a historic day for civil rights in our country,” said Durbin. “The decision by the Supreme Court affirms that same-sex couples across the nation have the right to marry whom they love and to participate fully – with their families – in the rights and responsibilities of marriage. Another step in the march toward equal rights has been taken today.”