Bil Browning

Second Republican Congressmember Endorses DOMA Repeal Bill

Filed By Bil Browning | December 22, 2012 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: DOMA, marriage equality, Republican Congressman, Respect for Marriage Act, Richard Hanna, same-sex marriage

"I respect the deeply held beliefs on both sides of this issue. The simple fact remains that the federal government has a responsibility to ensure all legally married couples are treated equally under federal law - and this bill would achieve that proper standard."

-- New York Republican Congressman Richard Hanna announcing his support for the Respect for Marriage Act. Hanna is the second Republican to endorse the bill.


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