Senate Democrats aim to pass bill recognizing same-sex marriage

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2022
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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday he is working to build support for a House-passed bill recognizing same-sex marriage on the federal level so that it can be approved by the Senate.

The legislation would need 10 GOP votes to overcome a filibuster assuming all of the Senate’s 50 Democrats back it, but hopes for passage have been lifted after 47 Republicans in the House backed the bill.   

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