Durbin Statement On Supreme Court Ruling In Favor of Marriage Equality

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – 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.”