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House Proceeding 07-18-06 on Jul 18th, 2006 :: 0:51:29 to 0:52:48
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Phil Gingrey

0:51:18 to 0:51:29( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. mchenry: thank you, mr. speaker. we must defend traditional marriage. marriage, family, and community are not catch phrases that are -- they're

Patrick T. McHenry

0:51:29 to 0:51:41( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: the backbone of our american society. sadly, however, there's an organized effort by judicial activists and the radical left in this country to destroy our traditional american culture.

Patrick T. McHenry

0:51:29 to 0:52:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Patrick T. McHenry

Patrick T. McHenry

0:51:41 to 0:52:00( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: the federal marriage amendment provides a national definition of marriage and leaves marriage laws to the state legislatures. it adds a layer of protection against court-imposed arrangements

Patrick T. McHenry

0:52:00 to 0:52:16( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: other than marriage and protects states to be forced to recognize same sex unions created by other states. years of social science evidence suggests children grow up best when there's a mom and

Patrick T. McHenry

0:52:16 to 0:52:25( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: dad in the home. that's why we emphasize this foundational importance need of moms and dads in marriage. we must defend our nation against reckless actions of a dangerous few who seek to impose their liberal

Patrick T. McHenry

0:52:25 to 0:52:36( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: lunacy on our society. that is why we must fight for families, and this is a war worth fighting. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from

Patrick T. McHenry

0:52:36 to 0:52:48( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: mr. speaker, let me say that i used to think that what was sacred in this country was defending civil rights and civil liberties and fighting against discrimination.

James P. McGovern

0:52:48 to 0:52:59( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: apparently i'm mistaken based on the comments that i've just heard. at this point, mr. speaker, i'd like to yield five minutes to the gentlewoman from wisconsin, ms. baldwin. the speaker pro

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