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House Passes Bill to Protect Marriage Equality; Will Senate Follow?

Respect for Marriage Act passed by a vote of 267 to 157, with 47 Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting it, The Washington Post repors. Whether it will pass the Senate remains uncertain, though, and a vote has not been scheduled in that chamber.Supporters of the legislation intend it as a safeguard if the Supreme Court overturns its 2015 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which established marriage equality nationwide.

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