Lindsey Graham says he won’t support Respect for Marriage Act

Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union recently, host Dana Bash asked South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham about Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), who is one of the cosponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act.“I think states should decide the issue of marriage and states should decide the issue of abortion,” Graham said. “I have respect…

More Details: what is monkeypox and how dangerous is it?

Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. As of August 3, there have been no deaths reported from the disease, though recovering individuals have confirmed the recovery process can be painful and unpleasant. Monkeypox is part of the same family of viruses that causes smallpox. It was discovered in 1958…

Lab techs refusing to draw blood from monkeypox patients

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Trump reportedly considers third run with Marjorie Taylor Greene for Vice Prez

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) has never shied away from her political ambitions. Now her ego is being boosted by supporters who would like former President Donald Trump to consider her as a running mate if he decides to run again in 2024.And Trump is reportedly seriously considering it.The self-described “Christian nationalist” congresswoman from Georgia…

GOP senator says climate bill could wreck Respect for Marriage Act

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said that a climate bill that the Democrats want to pass in the Senate could spell doom for the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill to codify federal recognition of same-sex and interracial marriages should the Supreme Court overturn those rights.“I just think the timing could not have been worse and…

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