Kansas City LGBTQ Coalition Vice Chair On Respect For Marriage Act Passage
President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2022. Iowa has never been fertile ground for Joe Biden. His 2020 presidential campaign limped to a fourth place finish in the state’s technology-glitchy caucus. After bouncing back to win the nomination, Biden lost the state to Donald Trump handily in November. Biden heads back to Iowa for the first time as president on Tuesday facing yet more political peril. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(MISSOURINET) –  Tuesday was a historic day for equality as the Respect for Marriage Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden. The legislation grants federal protections to same-sex and interracial couples, requiring that people considered married in any state if the marriage is valid in the state it was performed in. Justice Horn, Vice Chair of the Kansas City LGBTQ Coalition…

Horn wants LGBTQ protections to be brought up at the state and the municipal level, citing the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act, which would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Missouri’s Human Rights Act.

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