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Republicans and Democrats Agree on One Thing: Same-Sex Marriage


Republicans and Democrats reach the same conclusion. They should protect same-sex marriage in the Supreme Court.

The Marriage Respect Act establishes marriages. Despite concerns among Democrats, it has emerged that the conservative majority on the Supreme Court that abolished abortion rights will push for same-sex marriage in the near future.

On Tuesday, the Senate-deferred version finally passed the Senate. Several Republican senators across the country voted the same as the Democrats ahead of Thanksgiving. They shorten the debate and proceed to the final vote.

And before President Joe Biden signs the bill, it will be sent to the House for approval.

However, there exist a considerable number of fine prints. 

First, the bill does not require all states to legalize same-sex marriage. Despite the Obergefell v. 2015 Hodges.

If the Supreme Court instead overturns the Obergefel ruling and orders old states to re-ban same-sex marriage, the Respect for Marriage Act tells states and governments to respect marriages concluded where marriage is legal. demand that

Furthermore, religious exceptions occur. 

“I will be supporting the substitute amendment because it will ensure our religious freedoms are upheld and protected, one of the bedrocks of our democracy,” West Virginia Senator Shelley Moor Capito said. 

Democrats spent months bringing more than 10 Republicans on board.

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On Same-Sex Marriage

It now functions as an academic discussion.

They only passed this bill in case the now-firm conservative Supreme Court revisits the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that made a national right to marriage for same-sex spouses. 

Republican-appointed conservatives now replaced two judges who voted in the agreement with that decision. So, it means that if the hearing of the case happened today, there’s a huge possibility it would be ruled differently. 

Even with the fine print, many find it unbelievable that less than a generation previously, Republicans and Democrats worked hand-in-hand to safeguard the “institution of marriage” from same-sex unions. 

Currently, it’s Republicans and Democrats working hand-in-hand to safeguard same-sex marriage from a government agency. 

Public backing for same-sex unions increased from approximately a quarter of the people in the past. And that year, the Defense of Marriage Act imposed on 71% of Gallup. 

The controversy played a role in several US elections. 

In 1996, Republican majorities in the House and Senate spotted a political entryway following then-President Bill Clinton’s failure to enable gay people to enter the military. 

In 2004, smart politics constituted putting anti-gay marriage amendments on ballots in major states such as Ohio. It aided in George W. Bush’s victory and reelection to the White House. Furthermore, it contributed to the GOP gaining seats in the US Senate.

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