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Wyoming’s State Lawmakers’ Tricky Way To Push Through Out-Of-State Gay Marriage Ban

Wyoming’s House Bill 74, which would strip away recognition of legal same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions, is moving forward with a 7-2 vote through the Education Committee (and not, it’s no coincidence, via the less friendly Judiciary Committee) that now puts it in front of the House. According to the rules there, a series of three full House votes approving the bill are needed before it moves to the Senate. Lead sponsor Rep. Owen Petersen is wetting himself.