Sunday, May 21, 2006
Tempers flared Thursday when a Senate committee approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. It is reported that a shouting match ended when one Democrat strode out of the committee hearing room and the Republican chairman bid him "good riddance." The panel voted 10-8 along party lines to send the constitutional amendment — which would prohibit states from recognizing same-sex marriages — to the full Senate. Source. Laurie Kellman, AP, Seattletimes.com. To read the complete story, please click here (last visited May 21, 2006, reo).