H.R. 2802: First Amendment Defense Act

The First Amendment Defense Act (S. 1598, H.R. 2802) would prohibit the federal government from discriminating against an individual due to their religious or moral belief that two people of the same sex should not be permitted to marry or that same-sex marriage should not be recognized. A discriminatory action would include changes in tax treatment or reduction of ...

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Jun 17, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jun 17, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 17, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Raúl Labrador

Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 7 pages


Jun 17, 2015

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