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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Texas Voters Add Gay Marriage Ban to Constitution

Texans voted overwhelmingly to add a prohibition of same-sex marriage to their constitution on Tuesday, becoming the 19th U.S. state to do so. With about 550,000 votes counted, Proposition 2 was heading for ratification with 75.5 percent in favor. The outcome was expected even by opponents and continued a backlash to the movement for same-sex marriage that seemed to gain momentum when a Massachusetts court legalized gay unions in 2004.  Source. Please click here for more information (last visited November 9, 2005, reo).

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