Blumenthal Readies For Return To Senate With Respect For Marriage Act

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal with LGBTQ advocates at a press conference Nov. 14. Twitter photo

‘Our marriage, like yours, should not be subject to state lines,’ said West Hartford resident Beth Kerrigan, who attended the Monday press conference along with her wife, Jody Mock. They were the lead plaintiffs in the 2008 case which made Connecticut the third state to legalize same sex marriage

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

After solidifying their thin majority in the U.S. Senate over the weekend, Democrats in the chamber will look to pass legislation protecting the marriage rights of same-sex couples across the nation, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.

Blumenthal, fresh off his own reelection victory, appeared at the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective with LGBTQ advocates to rally support for the Respect for Marriage Act.

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