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Nancy Pelosi: As one of my final acts as speaker, I’m happy to defend marriage.

Marriage equality is under real, direct and urgent threat. Respect for Marriage Act requires states to recognize same-sex marriages. It also repeals the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act. Pelosi: We soon will send this vital legislation to President Biden for signature. Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “We advanced justice for the millions at risk of violence simply for who they are or whom they love”.

House Democrats fought back against the previous administration’s ban on transgender servicemembers. Respect for Marriage Act will be one of the final bills I’ll sign as speaker.