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Kansas representative: Marriage equality bill 'a relief'

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Rep. Sharice Davids, the first openly gay person elected to represent Kansas in Congress, said the passage of federal protections for same-sex marriages was "literally, just a relief."
The bill, dubbed the Respect for Marriage Act, passed by Congress Thursday and now headed to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature provides federal protections for same-sex couples regardless of future rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.
"This is one less anxiety on the plates of people who are already facing so many things right now in our country," Davids said.
She said she will never...
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