Forty-seven House Republicans joined every Democrat in backing codification of same-sex marriage, in turn, sending the bill to the Senate. Now in the upper chamber, the bill, which would repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, codify interracial marriage and give legislative backing to the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, could face an uphill battle to the 60 votes needed for passage.
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Justice Clarence Thomas said Dobbs could set precedent to overturn several landmark cases. In his concurring opinion issued on Friday, Thomas said all cases dealing with substantive due process precedents should be reconsidered.