Rep. Steve King (R-IA), the resident anti-gay troll in Congress, has just introduced a House resolution denouncing the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that extended marriage rights to same-sex couples nationwide.
“The traditional definition of marriage is a union between one man and one woman,” said King in a statement. “In a blatant act of judicial activism, the Supreme Court perverted the word ‘marriage’ to create an unconstitutional right to same-sex marriage. Five unelected judges imposed their personal will on the States and the American people by overturning at least thirty states whose constitutions define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.”
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The resolution states that the House supports the rights of states to ignore the ruling and that “individuals, businesses, churches, religious groups, and other faith-based organizations are encouraged, empowered, and protected to exercise their faith without fear of legal or government interference.”
King’s resolution comes just a few weeks after Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced a federal anti-LGBT “license to discriminate” bill.
The Hill notes that House GOP leaders “have not indicated any desire to move legislation related to same-sex marriage.”
Read King’s full resolution below: