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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.
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
posted on 09/17/2003 10:55:05 PM PDT
People are waiting to see the outcome of the New Jersey and Massachusetts Supremes cases...
posted on 09/17/2003 10:58:12 PM PDT
(In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
Clearly marriage is between man and woman but an amendment is inappropriate IMO, and just posturing like the flag-burning one.
posted on 09/18/2003 2:46:26 AM PDT
("I want a man with grit."..................Mattie Ross of near Dardenelle in Yell County)
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.
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