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California Senate Goes Gay


The California Senate voted Thursday to allow homosexuals to marry, becoming the first legislative body in the United States to embrace the idea and setting off a scramble for three votes needed for passage in the Assembly.

Almost completely along party lines, the Democrat-controlled Senate approved the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act, which would allow marriage between two people rather than only between a man and a woman.

Whole LA Times piece here.

Julian Sanchez reports on the battle over gay parents here. And Jonathan Rauch made the case for gay marriage here.