Gay Marriage to Come to a Vote in Massachusetts

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Jan 03, 2007 9:11 AM

Via Ace:

On Tuesday, 61 lawmakers voted in favor of moving the measure forward, compared to 132 opposed. The amendment need 50 votes of support to advance.

If it makes it on the ballot and residents approve it, the constitutional amendment would leave Massachusetts' existing same-sex marriages intact but ban any new ones.