U.S. House Passes 'Respect for Marriage Act'


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday morning passed the 'Respect for Marriage Act.'

The bill passed 258 to 169 after the Senate passed it 61-36 last week. The purpose of this bill is to protect same sex marriages. 

In the act, it states that the federal government has to recognize same sex marriages in states where they are legal. This is an attempt to keep these marriages protected if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Loving vs Virginia.

Now the bill will be heading to President Joe Biden's desk for approval.

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I believe same sex couples should have the same right to be miserable as the rest of us lol.

Where it can get a little dicey is in a divorce…especially if kids are involved which happened to have been created through the use of a surrogate ;)

Agreed.  Heterosexual couples have never used surrogates, so this is uncharted territory for the courts. And gay couples have never gotten divorced before today so double whammy there.

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