Eight years after Texas voters excluded gay couples from the state’s definition of marriage, a group of Texas lawmakers is asking them to reconsider.
A resolution by state Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, would repeal the 2005 state constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Coleman has filed the bill each session since then, but this is the first time that it has a companion bill in the Senate, filed by state Sen. Jose Rodriguez, D-El Paso.
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