|"This is being driven by the court cases. ... There are about nine [gay marriage] lawsuits pending. As they come down, public opinion will continue to awaken in our favor." |
Alliance for Marriage
WASHINGTON (BP)--A majority of the Senate supports the Marriage Protection Amendment, but the measure may not receive an up-or-down vote the week of June 5, leading advocates for the proposal have indicated.
Senators are scheduled to begin consideration of the constitutional amendment June 5, with a vote of some type expected June 6 or 7. The amendment, S.J. Res. 1, defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. The proposal is designed to protect the institution against continuing legal efforts to legalize “homosexual marriage.” The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and other backers of the amendment are urging Americans to contact their senators by June 6 to ask them to support it. Read More