Senate passes same-sex marriage bill, sending it back to the House
November 30, 2022
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CWN Editor's Note: Following an earlier procedural vote, the US Senate has approved the Respect for Marriage Act in a 61-35 vote.
Echoing earlier statements from the USCCB, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chairman of the US bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, and Bishop Robert Barron of Winona-Rochester (MN), chairman of the bishops’ Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth, had urged the Senate to reject the measure.
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