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Friday, March 26, 2004


Senate committee rejects gay marriage ban
Publishing date: 03-26-2004 4:19 PM
(St. Paul-AP) -- A proposal that would amend the state constitution to ban gay marriage failed in a Senate committee today. The Judiciary Committee voted 5-to-4 on party lines against putting an amendment to ban gay marriage before the voters in number.The vote followed party lines, with DFLers voting against it and the Republicans supporting the amendment. The Minnesota House overwhelmingly approved a similar measure Wednesday. Thousands of people have gathered on the Capitol steps this week in separate rallies both for and against the proposal.


Romney denies gay marriage training scheduled
By Associated Press
Friday, March 26, 2004
BOSTON - Gov. Mitt Romney distanced himself Friday from published reports that the administration had scheduled specific training for city clerks in anticipation of gay marriages in mid-May.


Gay couples seek marriage licenses in Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) — Fifty-three gay couples handed over $40 each for marriage license applications Friday. They walked away without the licenses, but did it to point out that they should receive the same benefits as heterosexual couples.


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