1 03, 2023

Iowa Republicans Propose New Ban on Gay Marriage

By |2023-03-01T16:19:03-08:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , |

DES MOINES, IA — (03-01-23) — The Republican controlled state Legislature is considering a bill that would permit residents to deny recognition of same-sex marriages on religious grounds. Nearly eight years after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage and several months after Congress codified same-sex marriage, Iowa Republicans have now proposed banning such unions in [...]

8 12, 2022

Respect for Marriage Act Passes by a vote of 258-169

By |2023-01-22T18:23:50-08:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: LGBT Political News, LGBT Politics USA|Tags: , , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (12-08-22) — By a vote of 258-169, the Respect for Marriage Act passes the House of Representatives with 39 Republicans joining democrats to pass the first ever same-sex marriage protection on a federal level. The House of Representatives passed the Respect for Marriage Act on Thursday to codify protections for same-sex marriages [...]

18 11, 2022

Mormon Church voice Support for Respect for Marriage Act

By |2022-11-18T10:47:03-08:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , |

SALT LAKE CITY — (11-18-22) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) announced on Tuesday its support for the Respect for Marriage Act, the  federal legislation that will safeguard same-sex marriages. The Utah based faith that currently has nearly 17-million member, said in a statement that "Church doctrine would continue to consider [...]

16 11, 2022

12 GOP Senators Vote to Advance Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By |2022-11-16T15:17:52-08:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (11-16-22) — Twelve Senate Republicans joined Democrats in voting 62-37 to advance the Same-Sex Marriage Rights Bill, named officially as the 'Respect for Marriage Act' on Wednesday. The legislation received 62 votes, two more than the 60 votes needed to invoke cloture to begin or end debate on a bill. In July, [...]

30 09, 2022

Majority of Utah Voters Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

By |2022-09-30T11:51:08-07:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , , |

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — (09-30-22) — Same-Sex Marriage support in Utah strikes a new high coming in at 72%.  In a seismic shift, a new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics survey found 72% of residents agree that same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law with the same rights as traditional marriages. As the [...]

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