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Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg is an American politician and Afghanistan War veteran. He served as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, from 2012 to 2020 and was a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election. Buttigieg is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University, attending the latter on a Rhodes Scholarship. He was a consultant at the management consulting firm McKinsey from 2007 to 2010. From 2009 to 2017, he was an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He was mobilized and deployed to Afghanistan for seven months in 2014.
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GOP lawmaker “thrilled” to attend gay son’s wedding… 3 days after voting against same-sex marriage

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GOP Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania said — through a spokesperson — he was “thrilled to attend and celebrate” his gay son’s wedding on Friday.

Congrats to the happy couple! But it sure is awkward that, just three days earlier, Thompson cast his vote against a House bill that would protect marriage equality.The Pennsylvania lawmaker was one of 157 Republicans to vote against the Respect for Marriage Act, which seeks to repeal the Clinton-era Defense of Marriage Act and require federal recognition of same-sex marriages in the United States.

It’s now headed to the Senate, where it faces an uncertain fate.Related: Pete Buttigieg highlights the GOP lawmakers living in the pastThe House vote came about after the Supreme Court decided last month to overturn Roe v Wade, sending the issue of abortion back to individual states.

Many of those states have since made access to abortion impossible or highly restricted.Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurring opinion on the ruling, said the court should look again at Obergefell v.

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