A look at pending legislation to protect same-sex marriages

With the U.S. Capitol in the background, a person waves a rainbow flag as they participate in a rally in support of the LGBTQIA+ community at Freedom Plaza on June 12 in Washington. As the Senate contemplates legislation to protect same-sex marriages, there has been a sharp shift in Republican support for the issue.

WASHINGTON (AP) — When asked if he would support legislation to protect same-sex marriage, one conservative Republican senator was almost nonchalant.

“I see no reason to oppose it,” Ron Johnson of Wisconsin told reporters, bringing Democrats one vote closer to an unexpected victory as they move to safeguard same-sex marriage and other rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion nationwide.

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Judd Grossman

I'm not a fan of redefining marriage, but it's important that people get equal treatment by the government.

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