Monday, June 05, 2006

Marriage Protection Act Headed to Senate Floor

C-SPAN and C-SPAN2 should spike their ratings this week, with the Senate voting on several amendments. One is the Marriage Protection Act!

Via C-SPAN -IN THE SENATE : Same-Sex Marriage Debate The Senate begins the month of June by debating a motion to take up a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. Pres. Bush will also discuss the Marriage Protection Amendment by making a state-ment today from the White House. [AMENDMENT S.J.RES. 1 ]

Via Breithart Gay Marriage Ban Short of Votes in Senate
President Bush and congressional Republicans are aiming the political spotlight this week on efforts to ban gay marriage, with events at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue _ all for a constitutional amendment with scant chance of passage but wide appeal among social conservatives.
"Ages of experience have taught us that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society," Bush said in his weekly radio address. "Government, by recognizing and protecting marriage, serves the interests of all."

Matt Daniels spoke earlier on C-SPAN
Alliance for Marriage
Founder and & President
Constitutional Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage

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