Why Will The Feds Not Recognize My Legal Civil Marriage?

Marriage is now and always has been a state matter in America. Real federalists - not Christianists or base Republicans - have always believed this. And yet the feds recognize thousands of identical marriage licenses in Massachusetts, but not mine. Finally, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is going to sue the federal government to demand equality. And you sure know that today's GOP will resist states' rights every inch of the way.