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Romney backs new effort to prohibit gay marriages

Proposal for ballot excludes civil unions

Kristian Mineau of the Massachusetts Family Institute spoke at the State House.
By Raphael Lewis
Globe Staff / June 17, 2005

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Governor Mitt Romney yesterday endorsed a grass-roots effort to pass a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Massachusetts in 2008, abandoning his support for what he called a ''muddied" compromise measure that would also ban gay marriages but allow gays to enter into civil unions. (Full article: 1317 words)

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