On June 26th, 2015, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation in Obergefell v. Hodges.
According to OUT.com, President Obama told Marc Maron on his podcast, WTF With Marc Maron, that he feels June 26th should be a holiday:
“These folks are heroes and deserve to be recognized for their courage and sacrifice. I can’t think of anything more deserving of a national holiday than the fight for equality. Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal.”
“I will be urging congress to honor the LGBT community with a federal holiday, until then I will issue by executive order declaring June 26th, 2016 National Equality Day.”
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