Democrats have little chance of these bill’s poassge in the Senate and they KNOW that….
The bill’s may not even get full votes in the House….
And with the Republican’s due to take over the House this maybe all just maybe window dressing ….
But Democrats probably want to keep, In the media , the possible loss of what MOST American’s accepted as ‘Rights’ casted in doubt by 6 Supreme Court judges?…. ….
Still reeling from the Supreme Court’s decision to end Roe v. Wade, congressional Democrats are readying legislation to codify nationwide contraceptive access, LGBTQ marriage and parenting rights — and even potentially long-settled precedent on interracial marriage. The question: Will Republicans go along, or block them?
Driving the news: In interviews Wednesday with Axios, more than 20 Senate Republicans — including several seen as moderates or bipartisan dealmakers — declined to commit to a position.
Why it matters: Democrats’ strategy serves a dual purpose. If the measures pass, it’s a significant assurance for millions of Americans worried that conservative state legislatures are coming for them next.
- If the measures stall, it may give Democrats — the clear underdogs heading into November — more potent ammunition to retain and turn out voters.
What we’re hearing: Whether the House of Representatives will vote on these bills before or after they break for a lengthy August recess has yet to be decided, according to Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.)…..