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27 voices for 'Respect'; none of them named Aretha

by Jeremy Hooper

Is your senator on record for DOMA repeal? The Courage Campaign will help you find out:

Senators (26) currently co-sponsoring S. 598, the Respect for Marriage Act [Source: Library of Congress]:

Sen. Akaka (D-HI)
Sen. Bennet (D-CO)
Sen. Blumenthal (D-CT)
Sen. Boxer (D-CA)
Sen. Brown (D-OH)
Sen. Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Coons (D-DE)
Sen. Durbin (D-IL)
Sen. Feinstein (D-CA)
Sen. Franken (D-MN)
Sen. Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen. Harkin (D-IA)
Sen. Inouye (D-HI)
Sen. Kerry (D-MA)
Sen. Kohl (D-WI)
Sen. Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Sen. Leahy (D-VT)
Sen. Merkley (D-OR)
Sen. Murray (D-WA)
Sen. Schumer (D-NY)
Sen. Shaheen (D-NH)
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)
Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI)
Sen. Wyden (D-OR)

Senators (1) not co-sponsoring the Respect for Marriage Act, but publicly pledged to vote for the bill

Sen. Klobuchar (D-MN)
The Minnesota Independent
The Washington Blade]

U.S. Senators who pledge support for the Respect for Marriage Act [Courage]

But in Washington, just as in high school, a string of only D's will not to lead to much future success. We need some other letters. We need some other principled necks.

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