G.K. Butterfield on Gay Marriage

Last Updated : May 06, 2010

Voting Record

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

In 2010, the House voted to overturn the policy of don't ask, don't tell. G.K. Butterfield voted in favor of repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

G.K. Butterfield voted in favor of repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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. G.K. Butterfield voted against the 2006 constitutional amendment attempt.

G.K. Butterfield 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. G.K. Butterfield voted against the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

G.K. Butterfield 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. G.K. Butterfield voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

G.K. Butterfield voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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