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House passes ban on gay marriage rulings

Would bar decisions by federal judges on states' recognition

By Jessica E. Vascellaro
Globe Correspondent / July 23, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- Despite fierce opposition from the Massachusetts delegation, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives yesterday approved a bill banning federal courts and the US Supreme Court from deciding whether a state must recognize same-sex unions legalized elsewhere. (Full Article: 756 Words)

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