Defense of Marriage Act Debate

In a portion of debate which began at about 9:45 a.m. and ends with Senator Byrd’s remarks at noon, Senators debated H.R. 3396,… read more

In a portion of debate which began at about 9:45 a.m. and ends with Senator Byrd’s remarks at noon, Senators debated H.R. 3396, legislation that would define marriage as the union between one man and one woman at the federal level. This would effectively allow states not recognize same-gender marriages which have been performed in other states and would forbid same-gender partners from receiving various federal benefits as heterosexual married couples do. close

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Defense of Marriage Act Debate

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Program ID:
74945-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 1996
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2007

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 1996 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1996 | 1:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1996 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 1996 | 4:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 12, 2007 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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