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Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi said the proposed amendment banning gay marriage and allowing civil unions is discriminatory.
Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi said the proposed amendment banning gay marriage and allowing civil unions is discriminatory. (Globe Staff File Photo / George Rizer) Globe Staff File Photo / George Rizer

Passage of marriage amendment in doubt

By Raphael Lewis
Globe Staff / May 16, 2005

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Last of two parts One year after same-sex marriage became legal in Massachusetts, the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage and create civil unions is in serious doubt because several lawmakers who voted for the measure are openly rethinking their support. (Full article: 1535 words)

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