Ciro Rodriguez on Gay Marriage

Last Updated : Aug 11, 2010

Summary

Congressman Rodriguez has voted against measures to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

Voting Record

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

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

Ciro Rodriguez 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. Ciro Rodriguez voted against the 2004 constitutional amendment attempt.

Ciro Rodriguez 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. Ciro Rodriguez voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

Ciro Rodriguez voted against the Marriage Protection Act.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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