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Biden’s gay marriage win may lead Democrats to retool Supreme Court attacks

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Washington Examiner, December 2022

President Joe Biden signing a bill into law that Democrats say safeguards gay and interracial marriages from the Supreme Court has been welcomed by its supporters.

But the Respect for Marriage Act addresses an issue at the center of the political attacks Democrats aimed at the Supreme Court and Republicans before last month’s midterm elections, undermining their ability to use the same strategy during the 2024 cycle.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, herself the first openly gay black woman to brief from the podium, underscored Tuesday’s bill signing ceremony as a bipartisan celebration, featuring musical guests who will perform before “thousands of people” on the South Lawn, including “lawmakers, as well as advocates and plaintiffs in marriage equality cases across the country.”

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