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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Recognizing National Marriage Week February 12, 2016
Robert Aderholt, R-AL
"Mr. Speaker, I would like to acknowledge and recognize that this is National Marriage Week. The sacred vows that a man and woman exchange as a part of the sacrament of marriage have been part of our culture from the very beginning of humanity. It’s an institution that, over the centuries, has proven to be the best for raising a family, and creating self-sufficient and well-balanced children."
Lgbt Pride Month June 17, 2015
Elizabeth Esty, D-CT
"At this very moment, the pursuit of national marriage equality continues. The Supreme Court is currently considering a case that affords the Court a rare opportunity, the opportunity to make history while advancing justice. The Court may and—I hope—will rule that the Constitution’s guarantee of the right to marry extends to same-sex couples throughout the United States."
National Marriage Week February 12, 2015
Tim Huelskamp, R-KS
"Mr. Speaker, this week marks National Marriage Week. This is the time for Americans to recognize, to celebrate, to honor this time-honored institution and the critical importance of a man and a woman committing to each other and to the children of their loving union."
Why Marriage Matters February 12, 2015
Vicky Hartzler, R-MO
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of National Marriage Week. It is an honor to promote an institution that has been the cornerstone of society for centuries, and I am blessed to celebrate this week with my husband of 30 years, Lowell Hartzler."
Marriage February 11, 2014
Tim Huelskamp, R-KS
"Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to visit with you this evening. I know many of my colleagues would like to visit about a very, very important topic; and that is the topic of marriage. We are currently in the midst of National Marriage Week, which is a global effort with 16 other countries to promote marriage."

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