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June 12, 2008

Senate Bill 326: An Act Legalizing Civil Unions

Authors:
Senator Ford

Summary:
This bill would authorize civil unions between homosexuals. It would also violate the marriage amendment to South Carolina’s Constitution recently approved. The constitutional amendment states that “a marriage between one man and one woman is the only lawful domestic union that shall be valid or recognized” in South Carolina.

Status:

1/24/2007Introduced, first reading, and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee
1/26/2007Introduced to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee
6/5/2008Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA opposes this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (Word document)

Bill History