Same-sex marriage bill passes Senate; lawmakers reject GOP religious liberty amendments


(Worthy News) – Bipartisan legislation to codify same-sex marriage under federal law passed the on Tuesday with the help of a dozen Republicans, capping off months of between both parties over how to address concerns.

The bill, named the Respect for Marriage Act, narrowly cleared the chamber 61-36, one more than the 60 votes required to break a filibuster.

The landmark measure now heads to the Democratic-led House, where it’s expected to pass next Tuesday before heading to President ’s desk for his signature. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]

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