House strips HJR3's second sentence 

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

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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Rebecca Townsend served as NUVO news editor from May 2011 to August 2014. During a 20-plus year career, her bylines have appeared in publications ranging from Indiana AgriNews to the Wall Street Journal. Her undergraduate degree is in sociology and anthropology from Earlham College, and her master's is in journalism... more

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