West Virginia marriage amendment dies

By |2009-04-09T09:00:00-04:00April 9th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner

National News Briefs

A proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage died in West Virginia’s House of Delegates March 30.
Delegates voted 67-30 to reject a move to force the measure out of committee, where it had stalled. All 29 Republicans and one Democrat voted for the move.
Thirty U.S. states have passed constitutional amendments defining marriage as only between a man and a woman.

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