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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
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."
In Celebration Of National Marriage Week February 12, 2013
Randy Hultgren, R-IL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize National Marriage Week. I am proud to support this campaign to encourage marriage, reduce divorce rates, curtail poverty, and benefit children. Marriage is a cornerstone of society and the foundation for happy, healthy homes and families. The proven benefits of marriage include economic stability, positive health and social advantages, emotional well-being and happiness, and children that perform better in schools. This week celebrates love as well as commitment; it is a time for couples to reflect on their vows to each other and look forward to their future years together. National Marriage Week is celebrated globally, and is supported by private organizations and individuals who believe that marriage brings benefits to all people in society. National Marriage Week celebrates healthy marriages, and making commitments based on love, trust, and admiration. It is an honor for me to be able to celebrate this week with my lovely wife, Christy, to whom I have been married to for 22 years."

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