House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Backed by 47 Republicans

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | Tag Cloud Tags: , , ,

(Worthy News) – A vote to codify same-sex marriage into federal law split House Republicans on Tuesday, with roughly a third of the GOP conference voting with Democrats in favor and the rest opposing.

In a 267-157 vote, the House passed legislation repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and enshrining protections for into federal law. Overall, 47 House Republicans voted with nearly every single to back the measure, dubbed the Respect for Marriage Act.

“This legislation guarantees that no married couple can be denied equal protection under federal law,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. “This is really very important: from tax provisions to Social Security benefits and more, even if the Court were to erase marriage freedom, God forbid.” [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

We're being CENSORED ... HELP get the WORD OUT! SHARE!!!
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News