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House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill with
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 12/8/2022 11:58:10 AM

The House of Representatives passed legislation with bipartisan support on Thursday that would codify same-sex marriage protections. Lawmakers voted to enact the bill 258 to 169, with 39 Republicans breaking with their party to join 219 Democrats on the motion. Last month, the bill cleared the Senate, with moderate Republicans Senators Susan Collins, Rob Portman, and Thom Tillis reaching across the aisle to provide the necessary GOP votes. The measure now goes to President Biden’s desk for final approval. Many Republicans objected to the Respect for Marriage Act on the grounds that it lacked sufficient provisions

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Reply 1 - Posted by: kdsils60 12/8/2022 12:10:34 PM (No. 1352012)
If you have a wife named Sarah and three men approach today... prepare a fatted calf for them, eat under terebinth tree with them... and as two of the men leave to the various cities in America, bargain with the One left with you and start asking, ""Would You destroy the righteous with the wicked? Suppose there were 50 righteous within America; would You destroy the place and not spare it for the 50 righteous that were in it?" Let's not take any chances right now as America continues to: Slouch Towards Gomorrah.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 12/8/2022 12:12:23 PM (No. 1352014)
This is a high priority? With Republicans like this, who needs Dimocrats?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: mifla 12/8/2022 12:12:58 PM (No. 1352015)
It wasn't enough that we kill the unborn by aborting them, now we give God the middle finger on marriage. We deserve what is coming. Pray, a lot.;.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby 12/8/2022 12:25:41 PM (No. 1352029)
No doubt republicans are barely holding on to the majority
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone 12/8/2022 12:27:10 PM (No. 1352032)
One thing is almost certain, you will never see 39 Democrats in the House of Representatives ever cross the aisle to support any sort of conservative or wimpy Republican bill!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 12/8/2022 12:30:59 PM (No. 1352037)
Kelly Armstrong (N.D.) Don Bacon (Neb.) Ken Calvert (Calif.) Kat Cammack (Fla.) Mike Carey (Ohio) Liz Cheney (Wyo.) John Curtis (Utah) Rodney Davis (Ill.) Tom Emmer (Minn.) Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.) Mike Gallagher (Wisc.) Andrew Garbarino (N.Y.) Mike Garcia (Calif.) Carlos Gimenez (Fla.) Tony Gonzales (Texas) Anthony Gonzalez (Ohio) Jamie Herrera Beutler (Ore.) Ashley Hinson (Iowa) Darrell Issa (Calif.) Chris Jacobs (N.Y.) David Joyce (Ohio) John Katko (N.Y.) Nancy Mace (S.C.) Nicole Malliotakis (N.Y.) Peter Meijer (Mich.) Mariannette Miller-Meeks (Iowa) Blake Moore (Utah) Dan Newhouse (Wash.) Jay Obernolte (Calif.) Tom Rice (S.C.) Mike Simpson (Idaho) Elise Stefanik (N.Y.) Bryan Steil (Wis.) Chris Stewart (Utah) Mike Turner (Ohio) Fred Upton (Mich.) David Valadao (Calif.) Ann Wagner (Mo.) Michael Waltz (Fla.) Democrats owe us one. The next time a GOP is voted on, we can count on 39 democrats to reach across the aisle. /sar
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 12/8/2022 12:31:32 PM (No. 1352039)
GOP bill
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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 12/8/2022 12:36:44 PM (No. 1352046)
31 trillion in federal debt, 93 trillion in total US debt. Let's work on gay rights instead! Great distraction. Nothing new here. Yet we persist in electing these people so who is to blame? Kiss your 'representative' government goodbye folks. Probably for the best. Stop covering up what we truly are.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Aubreyesque 12/8/2022 12:36:49 PM (No. 1352047)
I will always ALWAYS teach that marriage is one man one woman. NEVER anything else. Silent Running. Can you hear me?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rinktum 12/8/2022 1:03:47 PM (No. 1352066)
Please explain to me just one benefit of voting for Republicans. Just one. Every single time, they betray us. To cross the aisle to vote with democrats for anything at this point in our history is unconscionable. After what they have done to this country they should be treated as the pariahs they are. It’s as if half the country is irrelevant and has zero representation. Furthermore, the country is barreling down the road to perdition and this is what these fools believe is a pressing issue that the majority of Americans want addressed? As an old preacher was fond of saying, If God does not judge America, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: granny5 12/8/2022 1:08:39 PM (No. 1352073)
This has nothing to do with protecting same-sex marriage, and everything to do with taking away religious rights. Now churches can be sued if they're not willing to provide same-sex marriage ceremonies that go against their beliefs. I'll give it a month before it begins.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Californian 12/8/2022 1:15:06 PM (No. 1352083)
11, none. There are zero benefits to voting for Republican candidates and never was. Vote for conservative candidates. That matters. Clean elections matter. Everything is noise until we get clean elections so we can elect conservatives.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 12/8/2022 1:18:05 PM (No. 1352087)
Soon they are going to make it mandatory.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: thekidsmom66 12/8/2022 1:49:23 PM (No. 1352113)
#11, if you read Romans 1, you'll see what is happening in our country is a sign that God IS judging us.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: hershey 12/8/2022 2:00:43 PM (No. 1352125)
House passes Same Sex Marriage Bill with Support of 39 Low Life Turncoat Republicans...there, I fixed the headline....and the same 'moderate' turncoats came across the aisle...wonder if anyone is watching their bank accounts in the Caymans...
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 12/8/2022 3:08:33 PM (No. 1352182)
#6 Thanks for the list. Glad to see none from Louisiana. #11 I totally agree, and this is why I take no comfort in a slim majority in the house. #17 Voting for the lesser of two evils has not served us well. We have ended up with an evil congress with both Ds and Rs by their name.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy 12/8/2022 4:40:12 PM (No. 1352224)
Don’t be shy ..list the names of the corrupt republicans…,
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Reply 18 - Posted by: pmcclure 12/8/2022 5:59:22 PM (No. 1352299)
The consequences of this will be devastating. Once agin it demonstrates that accurately labels for the 2 parties should be Demoncrats and Invertebrates.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Muguy 12/9/2022 5:43:14 AM (No. 1352535)
Kat Kammack ????? Elise Stefanick ???? Have they gone to RINOcrat wing of the party????
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Reply 20 - Posted by: udanja99 12/9/2022 8:53:21 AM (No. 1352671)
I’m not the least bit surprised that my congresswoman, Nancy Mace, voted for this. I voted against her in the primaries but had to hold my nose and vote for her in the general. She’s slightly better than the demonrat who ran against her but I’m thoroughly disgusted by her.
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