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Senator Marco Rubio On The Defense Of Marriage Act

Mar 4, 2011 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio issued
the following statement regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA):

“I want to thank Speaker Boehner and the House Republican
leadership for taking action to defend this critical law that was enacted by a
bipartisan majority in Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton. It is
unfortunate that President Obama decided to no longer defend the Defense of
Marriage Act. While much of the debate in Washington is focused on creating
jobs and growing our economy, we should not sit by while this administration
makes profound and regrettable decisions based more upon the politics of the
day than the words of our Founding Fathers. This law protects one of our most
sacred institutions and because of the House’s actions today, it will be