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Today’s Floor Speech to Call for Swift Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet at a Salida campaign appearance Oct. 29. Dan Smith photo.

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will honor the victims and survivors of the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs and call for swift passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in a floor speech in the U.S. Senate around 12:15 p.m. MT/2:15 p.m. ET today.

This is a bipartisan compromise to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, recognize same-sex marriage federally, and take a step toward equality for LGBTQ people in Colorado and across the country.

Be aware that the time is subject to change due to the Senate floor schedule.