adam@section118 Posted February 16, 2011 Share Posted February 16, 2011 ccccccccchttp://www.indystar.com/article/20110216/NEWS05/102160323/1001/entertainment/Indiana-House-passes-ban-gay-marriage?odyssey=nav|head Indiana House passes ban on gay marriage For the second time since 2005, the Indiana House has passed a constitutional ban on gay marriage. The measure that would amend the state's founding document was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday on a vote of 70-26. Similar resolutions have cleared the Republican-dominated Senate four times since 2005 but have died in the House -- the last time in 2010 -- which until this year was controlled by Democrats. .... "The basic unit of society is the family, and the cornerstone of the family is marriage," said the resolution's author, Rep. Eric Turner, R-Marion. "Marriage is and should be between one man and one woman." Every Republican but one -- Ed Clere, R-New Albany -- voted for the ban; 11 Democrats also voted for it. ..... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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