Federal Marriage Amendment

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Federal Marriage Amendment  (2003) 
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed May 21, 2003 (failed)
There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.

This Amendment may be read at the Library of Congress Website.

The Declaration of Independence | The Articles of Confederation | The Constitution | The Bill of Rights | Other Amendments | Unsuccessful Amendments

SECTION 1. Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution or the constitution of any State, nor state or federal law, shall be construed to require that marital status or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon unmarried couples or groups.