Just 12 Senate Republicans Voted To Keep Interracial And Same Sex Marriage Legal
36 Senate Republicans including Mitch McConnell voted against codifying the legality of same sex and interracial marriage.
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An example of how out of touch the Republican Party is with the rest of America occurred today in the United States Senate.
The Respect For Marriage Act passed the United States Senate by a vote of 61-36.
On the Senate floor, Majority Leader Schumer hailed the bipartisan accomplishment:
I want to thank my colleagues joining the others in making this legislation possible, and especially the teams of Senators Baldwin and Sinema, Collins, Tillis, and Portman. To all of you I say bravo, job well done. And to all who make the choice to support this bill, thank you.
None of this was inevitable. At the urging of my colleagues, we took the calculated risk of holding off on a vote back in September, because they believed with more time we could build enough bipartisan support to push this bill over the finish line. Today, we have vindication the wait was well worth it.
The bill passage was bipartisan, but 36 of the 48 Senate Republicans…
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