Representative Dan Maffei (D-NY), made the following statement today on the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act:
"I am very pleased with the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. All Americans deserve equal protection under the law. I was proud to sign the amicus brief in support of overturning this discriminatory, unconstitutional law. As Central York's Representative in Congress, I will continue to do everything I can to respect, uphold, and protect the rights of Central New Yorkers and all Americans as guaranteed by our Constitution."