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GOP Lawmaker Attended Gay Son’s Wedding After Vote

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Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) attended his gay son’s wedding just three days after joining the majority of his GOP colleagues in voting against a House bill that would codify federal protections for same-sex marriage, NBC News reports. Said a spokeswoman: “Congressman and Mrs. Thompson were thrilled to attend and celebrate their son’s marriage on Friday night as he began this new chapter in his life.”
2 months ago·Harrisburg, United States

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Republican went to son’s same-sex wedding days after voting against equal marriage rights

Glenn Thompson voted against Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify the right to have a same-sex marriage into federal law

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GOP congressman attends gay son's wedding after opposing protections for same-sex marriage

GOP Rep. Glenn Thompson attended his gay son's wedding last week, three days after opposing a bill in the U.S. House that would enshrine protections for same-sex marriage into federal law, CNN has confirmed.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Rep. says no to gay marriage, attends son's same-sex wedding

A Pennsylvania representative attended the same-sex wedding of his son three days after voting against legislation to protect the recognition of same-sex marriages

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Pennsylvania Representative Says No To Gay Marriage, Attends Son's Same-Sex Wedding

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania representative attended the same-sex wedding of his son three days after voting against legislation to protect the recognition of same-sex marriages. Rep. Glenn Thompson, a Republican who represents a large swath of conservative northern Pennsylvania, voted against the bill brought by Democrats to the floor of the U.S. House.The vote came amid concerns that the Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark R…

2 months ago·United States
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Glenn Thompson attends son's gay wedding after voting against Respect for Marriage Act

Days\u00a0following his vote against a House bill to protect same-sex marriage, Rep. Glen Thompson, R-Pa., attended his gay son's wedding.

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Politician went to gay son's wedding days after voting against same-sex marriage

US Republican Glenn Thompson voted against same-sex marriages being codified into federal law on Tuesday last week and went to his gay son's wedding on the Friday

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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