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Upheld more than 6,000 same-sex marriages.

* On September 14 the Massachusetts state legislature upheld more than 6,000 same-sex marriages when it voted 157 to 39 to reject a discriminatory amendment to the state constitution that would have defined marriage as between one man and one woman. But despite approval of the California Senate on September 2 to allow gay marriage, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed the proposition when it reached his desk.

Karen Ann Gajewski is a freelance editor and an editorial consultant to the Humanist.
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Title Annotation:WORTH NOTING
Author:Gajewski, Karen Ann
Publication:The Humanist
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U9CA
Date:Nov 1, 2005
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