U.S. Rep. Phil Roe
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says he was “disappointed” in the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, but acknowledged “it is the law of the land.”
A 5-4 vote by the justices determined DOMA violated the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment emphasizing liberty protected by due process of law.
But, Roe noted, the ruling does not impact Tennessee’s voter-approved 2006 Constitutional Amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.The Kingsport Times News has the full story. comments powered by Disqus