AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Senate handed laws Tuesday that strengthens federal protections for same-sex marriage after being authorized by the Home in July. A majority of Texas Republicans voted towards the measure, whereas Texas Democrats voted in favor.
The Senate voted 61 to 36 to go the Respect for Marriage Act, with 12 Republicans advancing the invoice within the Capitol together with all Democrats current. The measure wants 60 votes to go.
Two Republican senators from Texas, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, each voted towards it on Tuesday.
The Home of Representatives handed its model of the invoice in a 267-157 vote in July, with 47 Republicans supporting the measure together with each Democrat current. Seven Republicans didn’t vote.
when. . .when Home votes in July, 22 Republican Texas delegates voted no, one voted sure and one didn’t vote. All 12 Democratic delegates voted in favor.
Right here’s a breakdown of how they every voted:
|second place||Dan Crenshaw||republicans||Don’t|
|third place||Van Taylor||republicans||Don’t|
|fourth place||pat fallon||republicans||Don’t|
|5 days||Lance Gooden||republicans||Don’t|
|quantity 8||brady kevin||republicans||Don’t|
|tenth||Michael T. McCall||republicans||Don’t|
|quantity 11||August Flueger||republicans||Don’t|
|quantity 17||Pete Classes||republicans||Don’t|
|No. 18||shelia jackson lee||democrats||Sure|
|No. 19||Jody Arrington||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty first||chip roy||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty second||Troy E. Niles||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty third||Tony Gonzalez||republicans||Sure|
|twenty fourth||Beth Van Duen||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty fifth||roger williams||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty sixth||Michael Burgess||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty seventh||michael cloud||republicans||Don’t|
|twenty eighth||Henry Cuellar||democrats||Sure|
|twenty ninth||Silvia Garcia||democrats||Sure|
|day thirtieth||Eddie Bernice Johnson||democrats||Sure|
|thirty first||john carter||republicans||Don’t|
|No. 32||Colin Allred||democrats||Sure|
|No. 33||Mark Vesi||democrats||Sure|
|No. 35||Lloyd Docter||democrats||Sure|
|36 days||Brian Babin||republicans||no vote|
Whereas the invoice doesn’t absolutely defend the rights granted by the Supreme Court docket’s 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges resolution, which legalized same-sex unions, it does defend some rights ought to that call be overturned.
With the addition of amendments, the invoice will go to the Home for a second time. If authorized, it should journey to President Biden to signal it.