Stories tagged: "Glenn Thompson"


FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., speaks at a candidates forum in Tarentum, Pa. Thompson attended the July 2022 same-sex wedding of his son three days after voting against legislation to protect the recognition of same-sex marriages. Thompson voted against the bill brought up by Democrats amid concerns that the Supreme Court could jeopardize the rights of same-sex couples to marry nationwide following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. ( AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
US Rep. Thompson Votes Down Gay Marriage Just Before Attending Son’s Same-Sex Wedding

The central Pennsylvania congressman was one of six PA Republicans to vote against the Respect for Marriage Act, which would offer federal protection for same-sex and interracial marriages.

Jane Harman, of Takoma Park, Md., center, holds a sign with an AR-15 crossed out on it, as she attends a gun safety reform rally, Monday, June 6, 2022, outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Eight Republican Pa. Reps. Voted Against Raising the Minimum Age to Purchase an Assault Rifle

Brian Fitzpatrick was the only GOP Congressman from Pennsylvania to vote for the Protecting Our Kids Act, which would also ban the sale of large-capacity magazines, and institute new regulations regarding at-home gun storage.

Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against.

A poster bearing the image of voting rights icon John Lewis is seen during a news conference after the House of Representatives passed the The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
These Are the Nine Lawmakers from Pennsylvania Who Voted Against Restoring Voting Rights

The partisan vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act illustrates the strong divide between parties on American issues as fundamental as the right to vote.

In this image from video, Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)
See How Pennsylvania’s Congressional Members Have Voted on the Equality Act So Far

Democratic members of the US House of Representatives are calling on the US Senate to honor Pride Month by voting for the Equality Act.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., is one of the eight republicans who voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act. (House Television via AP)
These Are the Eight PA Representatives Who Voted Against the Paycheck Fairness Act

Federal legislation that would prohibit employers from paying men more than women narrowly passed the US House of Representatives on Thursday.