Wyoming Senate advances amendment banning same-sex marriage

[JURIST] The Wyoming Senate [official website] on Thursday voted 20-10 [vote details] in favor of Joint Resolution 5 [text, PDF], the first step to a constitutional amendment that would prevent the state from recognizing same-sex marriages [JURIST news archive] from any jurisdiction. The decision, which was split down party lines, will now advance to the state House of Representatives, where it needs a two-thirds vote to succeed. If approved there, it will need to be signed by Governor Matt Mead…

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