Senate passes landmark Respect for Marriage Act in bipartisan vote


New tonight, the Senate just passed landmark legislation to protect same sex and interracial marriage. This happened on a bipartisan vote of 61 to 36, WTO's Mitchell Miller has details today on the hill. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has praised for Republicans who joined Democrats in supporting the respect for marriage act, which would repeal a federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman. Because of our work together, the rights of tens of millions of Americans will be strengthened under federal law. The legislation was prompted by an opinion from Supreme Court Justice clarence Thomas, when the high court overturned roe versus wade. But Utah Republican Mike Lee argued the bill is unnecessary. They intentionally misinterpret justice Thomas's concurring opinion in Dobbs and claimed that the sky is falling. The legislation must also be passed by the house before going to the president's desk for his signature. On Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller, WTO be news. Well, knew this evening, former Trump White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, will have to testify in a Georgia grand jury investigation into efforts to overturn President Biden's 2020 election win. Politico reports South Carolina's Supreme Court this afternoon ordered Meadows to testify the DA in Fulton county, Georgia, is looking into efforts by the former president and his allies to stay in power, including

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