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Romney backs new effort to prohibit gay marriages

Proposal for ballot excludes civil unions

By Raphael Lewis
Globe Staff / June 17, 2005

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Governor Mitt Romney yesterday endorsed a grass-roots effort to pass a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Massachusetts in 2008, abandoning his support for what he called a ''muddied" compromise measure that would also ban gay marriages but allow gays to enter into civil unions. (Full article: 1317 words)

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