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February 24, 2011

Senate approves same-sex marriage

The state Senate voted 25-21 Thursday evening to recognize same-sex marriage, sending the bill to the House of Delegates, which will begin hearing testimony on Friday.

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Posted by Matthew Hay Brown at 7:12 PM | | Comments (2)
        

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Matthew, are there provisions that prevent brothers from "marrying" brothers for say health insurance or other benefits, even if they have a normal sibling relationship?

Lynne,

The same provisions that prevent sisters from marrying brothers for say, health insurance or other benefits, even if they have a normal sibling relationship.

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