U.S. Sens. Rubio and Scott voted against advancing federal marriage equality law

A bill that received preliminary approval in the U.S. Senate would ensure same-sex and interracial couples continue having their marriages recognized regardless of future Supreme Court rulings. (Canva image). Courtesy of the Louisiana Illuminator.

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Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators – Marco Rubio and Rick Scott — both voted Wednesday against a procedural measure that would federally recognize and protect same-sex marriage and interracial marriage. The measure advanced on a 62-37 vote, and it will go back before the Senate for a final vote as soon as this week.

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