Georgia Democratic Caucus reaction to gay marriage ruling

 Georgia’s Senate Democratic Caucus through Leader Steve Henson, D-Tucker, issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Court’s ruling today on Obergefell v Hodges:”The high court’s decision today in Obergefell v Hodges is a landmark for civil and human rights. For far too long same-sex couples were denied a basic liberty afforded to some, but not all. For too long, same-sex couples
The American flag flies next to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to issue blockbuster rulings on same-sex marriage and health care with both rulings due by the end of June as the court finishes its nine-month term with its traditional flurry of major opinions. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The American flag flies next to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C

were living as a second-class citizens with separate and unequal rights. Today’s decision corrected that error and established nationally what two-thirds of the country already knew: the right to marry who you love is a constitutional right available to every person.”

 

 

 


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