Congress Marriage Rights

FILE - House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., leads a hearing on the future of abortion rights following the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, at the Capitol in Washington, July 14, 2022. The House is set to vote to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, a direct confrontation with the Supreme Court, whose conservative majority in overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access signaled that other rights enjoyed by countless Americans may be in jeopardy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — US House members engaged in robust but lopsided debate, Tuesday, on legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access could jeopardize other rights criticized by many conservative Americans.

Ahead of the late afternoon vote, Democrats argued intensely in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law, while Republicans steered clear of openly rejecting gay marriage. Instead, some GOP lawmakers portrayed the bill as unnecessary amid other issues facing the nation.

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Jimzan 2.0

Jerry Nadler is a huge POS. This is another Democrat dog and pony show for their supporters (that are leaving the Democrat party and going over to the Republican party). The politicians seem to have no problem wasting our money...Hey let's put on a show that may costs the taxpayers millions..its not their personal money...so who cares. Russia gate as an example.

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