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Rep. Andy Biggs Voted Against Coronavirus Bill Because It Gives Sick Leave to Same-Sex Partners - 2020-03-18

F267.png Rep. Andy Biggs Voted Against Coronavirus Bill Because It Gives Sick Leave to Same-Sex Partners March 18, 2020, Jeffery Martin, Newsweek

Arizona Republican Congressman Andy Biggs said during a Monday radio interview produced by the conservative Christian group, the Family Research Council (FRC), that he voted against the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on Saturday because it included provisions for domestic partnerships, including same-sex relationships.

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the FRC has been labeled a hate group because of its fervid anti-LGBTQ stance.

Biggs was one of 40 Republicans who voted against the FFCRA, although the legislation was ultimately passed by the House of Representatives.

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{{cite news | first = Jeffery | last = Martin | title = Rep. Andy Biggs Voted Against Coronavirus Bill Because It Gives Sick Leave to Same-Sex Partners | url = https://www.newsweek.com/rep-andy-biggs-voted-against-coronavirus-bill-because-it-gives-sick-leave-same-sex-partners-1493140 | work = Newsweek | date = March 18, 2020 | accessdate = March 20, 2020 }}