Citizen Action Makes Statement On Signing Of Respect For Marriage Act Into Law By President Biden

Citizen Action Statement on the Signing of the Respect for Marriage Act

Albany, NY—In response to President Biden’s signing of the Respect for Marriage Act, Rosemary Rivera, Co-Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York, issued the following statement:


“Love is love. And we are thrilled that President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act today, giving federal protections to LGBTQ and interracial marriages. This is an important day that brings us one step closer to full equality for all.”

Banner Image: Wedding rings. Image Credit – Sandy Millar

Citizen Action Of New York

Citizen Action of New York is a grassroots membership organization taking on big issues that are at the center of transforming society by: Ensuring our children have a quality public education no matter their zip code Ending our current system of mass incarceration and establishing a new system of justice Ensuring quality affordable housing for all Fighting for guaranteed quality, affordable health care Taking big money out of politics by creating a fair elections system Aiming to dismantle the historic racist system by promoting racial justice Striving for a more progressive tax system to begin to end the runaway inequality in our state

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