Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Proponents of the amendment, which would have defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman, indicated that they would make the issue a prominent one during this year's election campaigns. "People are going to be responsible for their votes," said Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, a sponsor of the proposal. Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, a leading opponent of the measure, renewed his charge that sponsors were intent on "writing bigotry into the Constitution" by barring same-sex marriage.
Catholics, what a bunch of bigots.