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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Virginia lesbian couple's goal: Reach lawmakers
They travel to D.C. to say they're 'same as any other family'
BY PETER HARDIN
TIMES-DISPATCH WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT Mar 31, 2004
WASHINGTON - Terry Hayes and Freda Routt traveled to the capital from their home in Chesapeake to help defuse what they consider a politically explosive election-year issue. As a House panel began hearings on "legal threats to traditional marriage," this homosexual couple of six years' partnership arrived to tell what they believe to be their unthreatening story - and head off a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

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Support for same-sex civil unions hard to find among state senators


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Ads designed to ‘put a face on’ gay marriage
JIM BARON , Journal Register News Service
PROVIDENCE -- Touting the slogan "civil marriage is a civil right," advocates of same-sex marriage have taken their fight to the airwaves with a series of radio spots

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