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03/31/2009

Equality's southern descent meets Western impasse

by Jeremy Hooper

Wv-1This positive development from the Mountain State:

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The possibility of a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in West Virginia is over for this legislative session.

On Monday, Republicans in the House of Delegates tried to advance a bipartisan resolution that would define marriage in the state constitution, but the Democratic majority blocked their attempts.
House rejects attempt to force vote on marriage amendment [WV Gazette]

So for now, WVA's legacy doesn't have a segment in the planned 2020 documentary, Early 21st Century Bias: How So Many Otherwise Good People Enacted So Much Constitutional Wrong. Which is good, because that film's gonna be waaaaay too long already.

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If it's a "bipartisan resolution" how does it get blocked by the majority? What, did one Dixicrat sign on?

Posted by: Daimeon | Mar 31, 2009 11:42:04 AM

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