Sunday, 26 December 2010 14:14
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - At least two Republican state lawmakers plan to co-sponsor a resolution on the definition of marriage.
State law defines marriage as a legal union between a man and
woman, but Wyoming also recognizes marriages performed in other states. Rep. Owen Petersen of Mountain View says that raises
questions about what happens when gay couples from other states
move to Wyoming.
Petersen and Sen. Curt Meier of LaGrange say they plan to co-sponsor a resolution that would let voters decide whether to amend the state constitution to clarify.
Legislators in 2009 proposed letting voters decide whether to
amend the state constitution to specify that Wyoming wouldn't
recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, but the