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Jeff Jacoby

A mockery of the rules

By Jeff Jacoby
July 9, 2006

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WHEN THE Massachusetts Legislature meets in joint session as a constitutional convention this week, the most notable item on its agenda will be a proposed amendment to ban same-sex marriage. A record-breaking 170,000 registered voters have signed petitions to put such an amendment on the state ballot. But the Massachusetts Constitution mandates a detour: The measure must first win the ... (Full article: 794 words)

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