U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine on House Passage of Respect for Marriage Act

Dec 08, 2022 View Original Article
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52% : Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the Respect for Marriage Act, legislation that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and extend federal protections for gay and interracial marriages:"We are glad to see the House of Representatives take the important step of passing the Respect for Marriage Act to guarantee that same-sex and interracial marriages are recognized across the country.
46% : In 2006, Virginia passed a ban on same-sex marriage which remains in the Virginia Constitution today.
42% : Sens. Warner and Kaine were among the 212 members of Congress who signed an amicus brief arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex married couples should have the same legal security, rights, and responsibilities that federal law provides all other married couples.
40% : We must also act to ensure that same-sex and interracial couples are protected in the Commonwealth by repealing Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.
38% : Sens. Warner and Kaine are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, which would amend federal civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in education, employment, housing, credit, and federal jury service.

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