December 8, 2022

House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

39 Republicans Voted for the Bill

The House has passed its same-sex marriage bill, H.R. 8404. The bill will now head to President Biden for his signature.

Craig DeRoche, President & CEO at Family Policy Alliance, responded:

Today, 258 members of Congress prioritized politics over principles. If President Biden signs this bill, it will enshrine a false definition of marriage at the steep price of Americans’ freedom to live according to their faith without fear of punishment.

“If this bill becomes law, it will be a dark day. Faith-based adoption and foster agencies may be forced to shut their doors and people of faith – from a variety of religious backgrounds – will live under the threatening shadow of government punishment simply for abiding by their deeply-held beliefs. Pushing forward a bill that targets charities and faith-based ministries right before Christmas reveals the disregard for millions of Americans.

We thank the many courageous members who faithfully opposed this bill and continue to stand for religious freedom in America.

If this bill becomes law, we call on Americans to stand firm in their beliefs in the face of opposition. That will be our strategy at Family Policy Alliance, and we are confident that many will join us.”

List of Republicans voting for the bill:

Rep. Kelly Armstrong (ND)

Rep. Don Bacon (NE)

Rep. Ken Calvert (CA)

Rep. Kat Cammack (FL)

Rep. Mike Carey (OH)

Rep. Liz Cheney (WY)

Rep. John Curtis (UT)

Rep. Rodney Davis (IL)

Rep. Tom Emmer (MN)

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA)

Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI)

Rep. Andrew Garbarino (NY)

Rep. Mike Garcia (CA)

Rep. Carlos Gimenez (FL)

Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX)

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (OH)

Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler (WA)

Rep. Ashley Hinson (IA)

Rep. Darrell Issa (CA)

Rep. Chris Jacobs (NY)

Rep. Dave Joyce (OH)

Rep. John Katko (NY)

Rep. Nancy Mace (SC)

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (NY)

Rep. Peter Meijer (MI)

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA)

Rep. Blake Moore (UT)

Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA)

Rep. Jay Obernolte (CA)

Rep. Tom Rice (SC)

Rep. Mike Simpson (ID)

Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY)

Rep. Bryan Steil (WI)

Rep. Chris Stewart (UT)

Rep. Mike Turner (OH)

Rep. Fred Upton (MI)

Rep. David Valadao (CA)

Rep. Ann Wagner (MO)

Rep. Mike Waltz (FL)

Media Contact:

Robert Noland, (719) 308-2822, Media@FamilyPolicyAlliance.com


Family Policy Alliance advances biblical citizenship and promotes public policy that protects religious freedom, families, and life.


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