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Monday, January 27, 2014

House strips HJR3's second sentence

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:20 PM

click to enlarge Stained glass in the Statehouse Meditation Room. - REBECCA TOWNSEND
  • Rebecca Townsend
  • Stained glass in the Statehouse Meditation Room.


On the House floor Monday evening, Indiana state representatives voted in favor of an amendment to HJR-3 that would strip language that "A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized."

There were 52 votes for the amendment, 43 against and five excused absences.

Twenty-three Republicans joined 29 Democrats to pass the amendment.

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