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Indiana lawmakers approve same-sex marriage ban

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WDRB) -- Indiana lawmakers approved a diluted same-sex marriage ban today. However, it includes language that means it won't go to a public vote until at least 2016.

Indiana Senators advanced the proposed constitutional marriage ban *without* a provision that would ban civil unions.

Under the state's constitutional amendment process, that civil unions ban needed to be included in the amendment for it to be placed on this November's ballot.

Monday's vote comes after the state senate approved a version last week which would put off a public referendum until at least 2016.

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