On January 19th, the Indianapolis Star reported that a proposed
amendment to the Indiana state constitution that would ban same-sex
marriage has stalled after a key House committee chair said he will not
hold a hearing on the measure. This is a very positive sign, although
there will be a hearing in the Senate and additional attempts to advance
the amendment are still possible. The Indiana General Assembly's 2008
legislative session is scheduled to end on March 14. If the General
Assembly does not pass the amendment this year, the earliest it could
appear before voters is on the 2012 ballot.
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