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H J Res 88 - Same-Sex Marriage Resolution - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER OF CONGRESS, AND RATIFICATION BY THREE-FOURTHS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURES WITHIN SEVEN YEARS OF THE DATE THE AMENDMENT WAS SUBMITTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (236-187) - (Key vote)
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Title: Same-Sex Marriage Resolution

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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment providing that marriage in the U.S. consists only of the union of a man and a woman, and federal and state constitutions can not be construed to require marriage or legal incidents of marriage be conferred in other unions.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individual states from recognizing marital status and/or legal benefits from any other unions other than that of a man and a woman.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Same-Sex Marriage Resolution

Sponsors

  • Marilyn N. Musgrave (CO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • W. Todd Akin (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodney M. Alexander (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Spencer T. Bachus (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Gresham Barrett (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Barrow (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Linus Barton (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Beauprez (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian P. Bilbray (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marsha Blackburn (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Boehner (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John N. Boozman (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. Boustany Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry E. Brown Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen E. 'Steve' Buyer (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eric I. Cantor (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Chocola (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ander Crenshaw (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Culberson (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Geoff Davis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Davis (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann S. Davis (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thelma D. Drake (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John J. 'Jimmy' Duncan Jr. (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Feeney (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Flake (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Randy Forbes (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Trent Franks (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Garrett (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Gingrey (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Goodlatte (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph Moody Hall (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Katherine Harris (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa A. Hart (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert C. 'Robin' Hayes (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeb Hensarling (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Piyush Amrit 'Bobby' Jindal (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Samuel Robert 'Sam' Johnson (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter Beaman Jones Jr. (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Kennedy (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Kingston (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Kline (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. 'Randy' Kuhl Jr. (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel E. 'Dan' Lungren (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Marshall (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thaddeus G. 'Thad' McCotter (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas Carmichael 'Mike' McIntyre (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard P. 'Buck' McKeon (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Candice S. Miller (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jefferson B. 'Jeff' Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary G. Miller (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy F. 'Tim' Murphy (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Neugebauer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Nussle (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas William 'Tom' Osborne (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stevan Edward 'Steve' Pearce (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Pence (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Pitts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. 'Tom' Price (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Adam H. Putnam (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard 'Rick' Renzi (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dana T. Rohrabacher (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter A. 'Pete' Sessions (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Shuster (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lamar S. Smith (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Sodrel (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene Taylor (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn A. Westmoreland (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward 'Ed' Whitfield (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Rudolph Wolf (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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