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Friday, June 26, 2015

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Statement on the Obergefell v. Hodges Decision

Today is a momentous day. Together as a nation we took a dramatic step toward the ideals of equality and freedom.

Washington, D.C. — 

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision:

“Today is a momentous day. Together as a nation we took a dramatic step toward the ideals of equality and freedom. Today, brave Americans who were unafraid to stand up and organize for their basic rights proved once again the arc of history is long but it bends toward justice.”

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