NBC New York Article Rating

House to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage, Push Back Against Supreme Court

Jul 20, 2022 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    6% Center

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  • Policy Leaning

    82% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -58% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

45% : The House is set to vote to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, a direct confrontation with the Supreme Court, whose conservative majority in overturning Roe v. Wade abortion access has sparked concerns that other rights enjoyed by countless Americans may be in jeopardy.
43% : The 1996 law, the Defense of Marriage Act, had basically been sidelined by Obama-era court rulings, including Obergefell v. Hodges, which established the rights of same-sex couples to marry nationwide, a landmark case for gay rights.
40% : In a concurring opinion, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas went further, saying other rulings similar to Roe, including those around same-sex marriage and the right for couples to use contraception, should be reconsidered.
37% : While Alito insisted in the majority opinion that "this decision concerns the constitutional right to abortion and no other right," others have taken notice.
34% : "We therefore hold that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion," Alito wrote.
33% : Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in the landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and now running as a Democrat for the Ohio House, said after the court's ruling on abortion, "When we lose one right that we have relied on and enjoyed, other rights are at risk."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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