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Republicans mum after Supreme Court declines same-sex marriage cases

Just over a year ago, Rep. Tim Huelskamp reacted strongly when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. The Kansas Republican vowed a constitutional amendment to protect state rights to define marriage as between one man and one woman. He solicited support for his proposal from his colleagues. He went on "Meet the Press" and CNN to tout it. But like many Republican lawmakers, Huelskamp was publicly silent Monday after the Supreme Court let stand court rulings that paved the way for same-sex marriages in his state and 10 others. The lack of reaction from GOP leadership appears to reflect an acknowledgement of voters' acceptance of same-sex marriage as well...

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