White House Urges Senate to 'Quickly' Pass Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Posted on AllSides July 21st, 2022
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LGBT issues, US Senate, Same-Sex Marriage, Respect for Marriage Act
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After 47 House Republicans voted Tuesday to codify same-sex marriage under the Respect for Marriage Act, the White House is urging the Senate for a quick passage of the bill Wednesday.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre called the bill "personal" for President Joe Biden, who vows to sign the bill into law if it passes the 50-50 Senate.

"He is a proud champion of the right for people to marry whom they love and is grateful to see bipartisan support for that right," Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force...

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