Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

The Massachusetts legislature is set to convene a constitutional convention tomorrow to take up the issue of a constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage. If 25% of legislators approve the amendment in two consecutive constitutional conventions, it will be put to the voters in 2008. The amendment process is outlined in Mass. Constitution Amendment Article 48, section 4. For more information on same-sex marriage, see Massachusetts Law About Same-Sex Marriage.