Conservative Coalition Launches Effort to Ban Gay Marriage
The conservative Traditional Values Coalition has launched an effort to amend California’s constitution to ban gay marriage.
Monday, December 6, 2004
Traditional Values Coalition founder The Reverend Lou Sheldon says the state constitution must be brought into conformity with natural law. CUT: LouSheldon11 :11 The Constitutional amendment will be introduced in the legislature, but Sheldon says it’s unlikely to pass and a ballot initiative may be forthcoming. Meanwhile, Democratic Assemblyman Mark Leno reintroduced his bill to legalize same sex marriage. Leno said this year it will be co-authored by Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez. CUT: Leno10 :10 Legislative hearings on Leno’s bill can begin as early as mid-January. SOC