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) — The U.S. House approved legislation Tuesday 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 conservatives.

Democrats argued in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law.

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Judd Grossman

I don't agree with the redefining of the concept of marriage, but I do believe people have a right to equal protection under the law.

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