It defines marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman, and allows states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states. The act's provisions were ruled unconstitutional or left effectively unenforceable by Supreme Court decisions in the cases of United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges Same-sex marriage emerged as an issue in the late s, drawing opposition especially from socially conservative groups.
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