“Republicans came after LGBT families, and Democrats didn’t stand up. Who will be in the GOP’s sights next? Senators have lined up in recent months to proclaim their support for marriage equality and LGBT rights. Yet, given the first opportunity to put their vote where their talking point is, they failed. Our families need deeds, not words,” – Rachel Tiven, executive director of Immigration Equality Action Fund.
My take on the bill’s removal of gay couples here.
(Disclosure: I serve on the board of Immigration Equality.)