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3:40 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

How Kentucky's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Began and Where It's Going

It was a very different time in 2004, politically and socially. George W. Bush was poised to sail into a second term in the White House. Hearings in Saddam Hussein’s war crimes trial began in earnest. And “Shrek 2” was making millions at the box office.

And Kentucky, along with 10 other states, voted to ban same-sex marriages.

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1:01 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Indiana Committee Approves Same-Sex Marriage Ban Amendment

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A House committee has approved House Joint Resolution-3, a measure that would amend the state constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

The amendment and its companion bill was moved to the Elections Committee yesterday in a move House Speaker Brian Bosma said was aimed at getting the measures out of committee and to the full House floor.

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3:53 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Indiana Lawmakers Hold Organizational Session, Brace for Gay Marriage Battle

Indiana lawmakers convened today for an organizational session in advance of the 2014 General Assembly, which is gearing up for a political fight over gay marriage.

Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma says there are many pressing matters to consider during the short 30-day session, such as Indiana’s high unemployment rate, unmet education needs and road improvements.

But Bosma says the GOP-led legislature will also decide whether to move forward with a proposal to write a same-sex marriage ban into the state constitution.

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