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Sam Smith performs 'Stay With Me' after signing the Respect for Marriage Act in White House

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2022

Sam Smith's performance at the White House

After Joe Biden signed the bill, attendees enjoyed Smith's performance of their number-one single 'Stay With Me.'

Credits: WWD

Sam's outfit for the occasion

Sam Smith wore a sleek black coat with oversized faux fur elbow trim. Sam wore an unbuttoned white shirt underneath, accessorizing with a pearl necklace and earring sets.

Credits: The Meghanalayan

Smith's brooch centerpiece

Smith additionally adorned their coat with a fabric brooch in pink, white, and baby blue with a crystal in the center.

Credits: AP News

Purpose of passing the bill

The Respect for Marriage Act recognizes same-sex marriages and interracial marriages federally.

Credits: The News York Times

Bill raised over concern of Supreme Court

This bill was passed with a concern that the Supreme Court would eliminate the legal protections for such relationships.

Credits: AI Jazeera

The Respect for Marriage Act signing ceremony

During the signing ceremony, President Biden was joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, First Lady Jill Biden, retiring Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Credits: CNBC

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