Respect For Marriage Act Passes House, Goes To President
FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., left, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Hartzler, of Missouri announced Thursday, June 10, 2021, that she will run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022. Incumbent Republican Sen. Roy Blunt announced in March he would not seek reelection. Hartzler has been in Congress since 2011. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

(MISSOURINET) –  The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation Thursday that would provide federal protections for same-sex and interracial marriage.

Three Missouri representatives voted for it, including – Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver, and Republican Ann Wagner.

Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer (loot-kuh-meyer), Vicky Hartzler, Jason Smith, Sam Graves, and Billy Long all voted against. On the House floor, Hartzler says…

On Twitter, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver called the passage of this bill long overdue using the hashtag love wins.

Passage of the bill now goes to President Joe Biden to sign into law.

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