Supreme Court Skepticism Leads Dems To Push Codifying Same-Sex Marriage : The NPR Politics Podcast After June's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization overturned the constitutional right to an abortion established in Roe v. Wade, Democrats in Congress are trying to enshrine other protections into federal law in case they are subject to similar Supreme Court action. A bill seeking to protect the right to same-sex marriage has passed the House with bipartisan support, but faces a challenge in the evenly divided Senate.

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Supreme Court Skepticism Leads Dems To Push Codifying Same-Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Skepticism Leads Dems To Push Codifying Same-Sex Marriage

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 24: A person holds a sign as they protest the decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization at Washington Square Park in New York City. In a concurring opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas  stated that the Supreme Court "should reconsider" cases on same-sex marriage, same-sex relationships and contraception access. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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After June's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization overturned the constitutional right to an abortion established in Roe v. Wade, Democrats in Congress are trying to enshrine other protections into federal law in case they are subject to similar Supreme Court action. A bill seeking to protect the right to same-sex marriage has passed the House with bipartisan support, but faces a challenge in the evenly divided Senate.

This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and political correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben.

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