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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Affirming Marriage Equality June 24, 2015
Ruben Gallego, D-AZ
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of affirming marriage equality and providing equal protection guarantees to LGBT Americans throughout our country. Mr. Speaker, the overwhelming majority of the American public supports marriage equality. They know that same-sex couples should have access to dignity and security that only marriage can provide."
Upcoming Supreme Court Decision In Obergefell V. Hodges, Tanco V. Haslam, Deboer V. Snyder, And Bourke V. Beshear June 24, 2015
Jerrold Nadler, D-NY
"These four cases—Obergefell v. Hodges, Tanco v. Haslam, DeBoer v. Snyder, and Bourke v. Beshear—are an opportunity for the Court to end legal discrimination against committed gay and lesbian couples and their children and to reestablish marriage as a civil right, one that is “fundamental to our very existence and survival,” as it was called by Justice Warren in Loving v. Virginia in 1967. As a country, we can no longer allow State governments to burden their citizens by refusing to grant marriage licenses based on whom they love."
Marriage Equality June 24, 2015
Dan Kildee, D-MI
"Mr. Speaker, 2 years ago, I stood on the steps of the Supreme Court as the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act was struck down."
Faith Through The Bible June 24, 2015
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"But that is what the Bible said, and I am deeply concerned that we have Supreme Court Justices, two of whom who have actually participated in same-sex weddings, thereby showing how biased and partial they are in favor of such things, against the dignity and history of marriage in the country, marriage in the Bible."
Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act June 23, 2015
Thomas Carper, D-DE
"We need to demonstrate the ability to communicate and to compromise and to collaborate. And those aren’t always the secret to a vibrant marriage, but they are the secret to a vibrant democracy."

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