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Three GOP senators back marriage amendment
Washington Times ^ | Thursday, September 18, 2003 | By Cheryl Wetzstein

Posted on 09/17/2003 10:51:56 PM PDT by JohnHuang2

Edited on 07/12/2004 4:08:23 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Three Republican senators, flanked by several dozen community, religious and civil rights leaders, voiced their support yesterday for efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as the union between a man and a woman.

"I believe it would be eminently appropriate and wise and good if the American people would speak on this subject," said Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alabama Republican.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Alabama; US: Kansas; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: brownback; bush43; frist; jeffsessions; lawrencevtexas; marriageamendment; santorum
Thursday, September 18, 2003 Quote of the Day by JulieRNR21
1 posted on 09/17/2003 10:51:56 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2
Just 3?
2 posted on 09/17/2003 10:55:05 PM PDT by polemikos
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To: polemikos
People are waiting to see the outcome of the New Jersey and Massachusetts Supremes cases...
3 posted on 09/17/2003 10:58:12 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: JohnHuang2
Political posturing.

Clearly marriage is between man and woman but an amendment is inappropriate IMO, and just posturing like the flag-burning one.
4 posted on 09/18/2003 2:46:26 AM PDT by RJCogburn ("I want a man with grit."..................Mattie Ross of near Dardenelle in Yell County)
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To: JohnHuang2
There's more than 3. Sen. Rick Santorum endorsed the idea in an editorial in USA Today. Sen. Jim Inhofe said he would support it, and I think that Sen. Jon Kyl has more or less endorsed the idea.
5 posted on 09/18/2003 3:31:56 AM PDT by No Dems 2004
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