David Vitter on Gay Marriage

Last Updated : Sep 09, 2010

Summary

Senator Vitter has stated that marriage is between one man and one woman. He has voted for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as one man and one woman.

 

On Marriage

Voting Record

2006 Constitutional Amendment

In 2006 the Senate voted on adding a constitutional amendment which defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman, and ensured to no state would be capable of conferring marital status on a union other than a man or a woman. David Vitter voted in favor of the 2006 amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

David Vitter voted in favor of the 2006 amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-110; Bill Number-S J Res 43; Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage - Cosponsor

Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.

Session-110; Bill Number-S J Res 43; Marriage Protection Amendment - Cosponsor

Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.

Session-109; Bill Number-S J Res 1; Constitutional Amendment - Marriage Protection Amendment - Cosponsor

Declares that: (1) marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman; and (2) neither the U.S. Constitution nor the constitution of any state shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents of marriage be conferred upon any other union.

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