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Joe Biden

Yet another a step into complete rejection of what the Church teaches about the truth and meaning of marriage by the nation’s second Catholic president.

President Joe Biden, the nation’s second Catholic president, signed the so-called Respect for Marriage Act into law on Tuesday — marking yet another a step in his political descent into complete rejection of what the Church teaches about the truth and meaning of marriage.

The new federal act, which recognizes same-sex marriage for the purpose of any federal law, rule or regulation in which marital status is a factor, states that if two persons are legally married in one state and live in another state, the marriage will continue to be recognized at the federal level and receive federal legal protections, even if their new location doesn’t allow same-sex couples to marry. This is a reversal from the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act signed by former President Bill Clinton that only recognized heterosexual marriages at the federal level.  …