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John Boehner 'disappointed' by Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

John Boehner 'disappointed' by Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

Speaker John Boehner said he was “disappointed” in the Supreme Court’s striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act, and signaled that the fight will shift to the states.

“While I am obviously disappointed in the ruling, it is always critical that we protect our system of checks and balances,” Boehner said in a statement. “A robust national debate over marriage will continue in the public square, and it is my hope that states will define marriage as the union between one man and one woman.”

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