House Joint Resolution 78: Repeal Traditional Marriage Amendment

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Last Updated: February 25, 2013
House Joint Resolution 78: Repeal Traditional Marriage Amendment
Sponsors:
Representative Coleman
Summary:

House Joint Resolution 78 would repeal the traditional marriage amendment in Texas that defines marriage between one man and one woman. The bill would prohibit Texas from "creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage," presumably civil unions. If passed the amendment would be presented to voters on the November 5 ballot.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

HSLDA supports traditional marriage as part of the foundation of the Western tradition supporting parental rights. Click here for more details on our position.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/06/2013     House     Introduced.
02/25/2013     House     Referred to State Affairs.
Bill died in the House.

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