Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has confirmed that his party will move ahead with a vote on a House-passed bill that would codify gay marriage as a federal legal right.
The bill, dubbed the “Respect for Marriage Act,” is one of a series of bills passed in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Clinic, a decision that overturned Roe v. Wade and returned the right to regulate and ban abortions to state legislatures.
The bill coming before the Senate in the coming days was passed by the House of Representatives in July, and would largely seek to codify the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges into federal law to make it more difficult to overturn….


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