Respect for Marriage Act: US Senate passes bill to protect same-gender marriages. Read to know
The Respect for Marriage Act was passed in the Senate with a 61-36 majority vote. The Democrats were in a hurry to get the bill passed in the House and signed by the US President Joe Biden before the Republicans formed a majority in the House the next year, as per media reports.
US Senate Passes Respect for Marriage Act to Protect Same-Sex Marriage
The US Senate passed a landmark bill Tuesday protecting same sex marriage, as lawmakers from both parties moved to forestall the possibility of the conservative-led Supreme Court taking away this right as it did with abortion
Factbox: Who are 12 U.S. Senate Republicans who voted to protect same-sex marriage?
By Moira Warburton WASHINGTON - Twelve Republican U.S. senators joined Democrats this week in voting to codify same-sex marriage in the United States, a bill advocates said was necessary to ensure the Supreme Court does not overturn its earlier decision protecting it. Here is what they said about supporting the Respect for Marriage Act, which some social conservatives object to: SUSAN
Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins U.S. Senate passage
The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for the hundreds of thousands of same-sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage countrywide.
Senate to vote on landmark bill to protect same-sex marriage
The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, putting Congress one step closer to passing the landmark bill and ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law
U.S. Senate passes landmark bill that protects same-sex, interracial marriage - National
The bill, which would ensure that same-sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in federal law, was approved 61-36 on Tuesday, including support from 12 Republicans.