Rahm Emanuel on Gay Marriage

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Voting Record

Constitutional Amendment

In 2006 and 2004, the House voted on adding a constitutional amendment to establish that marriage shall consist of one man and one woman. It sought to ensure that no measure enacted in one state could be enforced in another state. The measures failed in both 2006 and 2004 with the support of most Republicans and the opposition of most Democrats. Rahm Emanuel voted against the 2006 constitutional amendment attempt.

Rahm Emanuel voted against the 2006 constitutional amendment attempt.

Constitutional Amendment

In 2006 and 2004, the House voted on adding a constitutional amendment to establish that marriage shall consist of one man and one woman. It sought to ensure that no measure enacted in one state could be enforced in another state. The measures failed in both 2006 and 2004 with the support of most Republicans and the opposition of most Democrats. Rahm Emanuel voted against the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

Rahm Emanuel voted against the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

Marriage Protection Act of 2004

The Marriage Protection Act of 2004 sought to ensure that no State shall be required to give effect to any marriage between persons of the same sex under the laws of any other State. Although the bill passed the house in roll call 410, it was not voted on in the US Senate. Rahm Emanuel voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

Rahm Emanuel voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-110; Bill Number-H R 4838; Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2007 - Cosponsor

To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.

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