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Senate Republicans Refuse to Commit to Making Basic Rights, Including Interracial and Same-Sex Marriage, the Law

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From contraception rights to same-sex marriage and parenting, and even interracial marriage, Senate Republicans are refusing to commit to voting to codify into law existing rights the U.S.

Supreme Court – at least up until it overturned Roe v. Wade – has deemed constitutional. Senate Democrats are working on legislation to make these rights the law f the land, but all but one of the more than 20 Senate Republicans polled by Axios, “including several seen as moderates or bipartisan dealmakers,” refused to say they would vote for them. “Democrats’ strategy serves a dual purpose.

If the measures pass, it’s a significant assurance for millions of Americans worried that conservative state legislatures are coming for them next,” Axios notes. “If the measures stall, it may give Democrats — the clear underdogs heading into November — more potent ammunition to retain and turn out voters.” U.S.

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