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04/04/2007

Indiana's governing document escapes besmirchment

by Jeremy Hooper

Indiana-FlagBy a 5-5 tie vote, a proposed amendment banning gay marriage has failed to advance through the Indiana state legislature.

Most excited about the failure? Local English teachers, who'll get a temporary reprieve from having to explain to students that the word "protection" does, in fact, mean to "prevent someone or something from injury or harm," despite how forthrightly "marriage protection"-seeking social conservatives insist on misusing the term.

Indiana Anti-Gay Amendment Fails To Advance [365 Gay]
Indiana House Committee Votes Against Anti Same-Sex Marriage Amendment [HRC]

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