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U.S. Senate gives final passage to same-sex marriage bill without support from Cruz and Cornyn

The bill is largely a safeguard against potential action by the Supreme Court to overturn Obergefell v. Hodges, which made the Defense of Marriage Act unenforceable and enshrined the right to same-sex marriages across the country.

People attend an LGBTQ+ Pride event in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2021.

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