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03/09/2005

'Bama bigotry train keeps a'chuggin along

by Jeremy Hooper

A proposed constitutional amendment to ban homo-gay marriages and civil unions in Alabama easily passed the House Tuesday with a 85-7 vote. It now goes back to the Senate for final passage, which is likely to occur this Thursday.

 Good As You Images  Graphics Housepics Salaam Y-1Proving that many Alabaman's world view still ends at the Mason-Dixon line, the measure's House sponsor Rep. Yusuf Salamm said yesterday:

"I defy opponents to bring an example of where any civilized social order adopted this form of social arrangement."

We reply: "Massachusetts, Canada, Netherlands..shall we go on?"

House approves same-sex marriage ban [AP via AL.com]

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