Biden Marriage Protection Act signing

Federal marriage protection law is a win, but ‘more work remains,’ Pa. Rep. Benham says in D.C.

BY: and - December 14, 2022

At the White House, President Joe Biden signs law extending historic marriage protections to same-sex and interracial couples.

Same-Sex Marriage Wedding Cake Topper

Congress passed the Respect for Marriage Act. It’s not without its limits | Opinion

BY: - December 9, 2022

Religious institutions could still refuse to host or officiate wedding ceremonies or to provide services, on the basis of religious liberty.

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Marriage equality bill heads to Biden’s desk following bipartisan U.S. House vote

BY: and - December 8, 2022

The 258-169-1 vote included the backing of 39 Republicans. President Joe Biden plans to sign the bill.


Senate same-sex marriage vote still a step on long road toward full justice | John L. Micek

BY: - December 1, 2022

We can never say often enough that we love them, that we hold them close, and that we will vow to keep them safe. Not just in times of tragedy. But every day. And always.

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U.S. Senate passes bill protecting same-sex marriage

BY: - November 29, 2022

Republicans voted with the chamber's Democrats to approve the landmark measure; It returns to the House.

Bill codifying same-sex marriage nears critical vote in U.S. Senate

BY: - September 8, 2022

'I think the momentum is going in the right direction. And yeah, I think it's gonna have good support, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., said.

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, a Pennsylvania Republican

Days before his gay son’s wedding, a Pa. Republican cast a vote against same-sex marriage

BY: - July 26, 2022

“”We love it when they find their one true love, especially when they become a part of our families then. That’s what we’re rooting for,” U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson said at his gay son's wedding, days after casting a vote against same-sex marriage protections.

GOP support for same-sex marriage protections builds in U.S. Senate

BY: - July 26, 2022

'I think we're very close,'  U.S. Sen. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Tuesday of efforts to get at least 10 GOP senators on board with the House-passed legislation.


Pa. House, Senate bills would update state’s outdated definition of marriage | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 20, 2021

Same-sex marriage has been legal in all 50 states since 2015. Pennsylvania never updated its books.