For Immediate Release - June 26, 2015

Governor Baker Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges:

“For me, the issue of marriage equality is personal. I’m pleased the Commonwealth has already recognized same-sex marriages in our state, and with today’s Supreme Court decision every American citizen across the nation will have equal protection under the law and the right to marry the person they choose.”