Rep. Nick Rahall, House Democrat, joins uphill effort to stop all same-sex couples’ marriages

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July 19, 2013

WASHINGTON — West Virginia Rep. Nick Rahall has become the first Democrat to sign on to the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, which would define marriage in the U.S. as “only the union of a man and a woman.”

“He apparently has a fondness for being on the wrong side of history,” a Human Rights Campaign spokesman said Thursday evening.