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House Votes to Codify Same-Sex Marriage as 47 Republicans Join All Democrats in Voting Yes

29 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The House of Representatives passed a bill to codify same-sex marriage into law Tuesday, and 47 Republicans joined every Democrat in voting in favor of it.
Democrats announced a vote on the matter amid anxiety the Supreme Court might overturn 2015's decision Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down state bans on same-sex marriage.
The ruling made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Since the court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade , Democrats have expressed fears cases such as Obergefell are in jeopardy. In a concurring opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas named Obergefell as a decision the court...
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House Passes Bill To Protect Same-Sex Marriage Rights

29 days ago   |   By Deadline

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation that provides rights to same-sex marriage, following concerns that future Supreme Court decisions could roll back precedent. The legislation passed 267-157, with all Democrats joined by 47 Republicans in support. The Respect for Marriage Act also would ensure rights to interracial marriage. The bipartisan nature of the...
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U.S. House voting on marriage equality protections

U.S. House voting on marriage equality protections

29 days ago   |   By Who TV

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House is voting on the Respect for Marriage Act on Tuesday, which would enshrine protections for same-sex marriage nationwide.
Democrats say the bill is necessary to protect marriage equality but it's unclear if it will pass in the U.S. Senate.
Congressman Sean Maloney said he and his husband were engaged for 22 years before they could get married. Democrats say Congress must protect the right of all Americans to marry the person they love.
"Every member of Congress will get to stand and be counted today and you can choose between equality or discrimination," Maloney...
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Congressman Slams Marriage Equality Opposition: Be More Concerned About GOP Accusations of Cocaine-Fueled Orgies Than Morality of My Marriage

29 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The U.S. House of Representatives debate the Respect for Marriage Act ahead of a vote to likely pass the bill, which would codify same-sex marriage and other protects like those for interracial marriage.
Republicans, like Rep. Jim Jordan stood to speak against the legislation, while members of the House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus joined other Democrats like Speaker Nancy Pelosi to speak on behalf of the legislation.
Jordan argued the bill was “unnecessary” and “simply the latest installment of the Democrats' campaign to delegitimize and attempt to intimidate the United States Supreme...
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