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House Rejects Gay Marriage Ban Amendment [Jul. 18th, 2006|04:39 pm]
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House Rejects Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage by Vote of 236 to 187


WASHINGTON Jul 18, 2006 (AP)— The House on Tuesday rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, ending for another year a congressional debate that supporters of the ban hope will still reverberate in this fall's election.

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[User Picture]From: dcseain
2006-07-18 08:52 pm (UTC)
Big happy! Now if we can just convince enough people here in Virginia that enshrining discrimination in our state constitution (again) is not a good idea, i'll be a happy camper. I like living here, though that could be enough to drive me back into DC if it passes.
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[User Picture]From: lordlnyc
2006-07-18 09:10 pm (UTC)
I wish you and everyone else in Virginia good luck stopping that.

In NYS, Eliot Spitzer, the current NYS Attorney General, when he becomes Governor, says that he will push for a gay Marriage rights law here in New York.

I know many people that would love to get married and many weddings I would love to be invited too if they could happen!

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