Republican lawmakers introduce marriage bills; critics say they’re ‘hateful’


A group of Republican lawmakers have introduced a pair of marriage-related bills, with one described as a "pushback" against the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling and another that potentially makes it harder to get a divorce.

The group of lawmakers are sponsoring one bill that would stop the state from enforcing any form of a "parody marriage," which is defined as any marriage not involving a man and woman.

The bill, among other things, also would prohibit the state from enforcing policies that treat sexual . . .


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