Gay Marriage Proposal

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But the deletion of five words has done nothing to lessen the
opposition of some critics of the proposed constitutional

Colorado Republican Senator Wayne Allard says the new language
makes the intent of the legislation even clearer.

Allard and Colorado GOP Representative Marilyn Musgrave
outlined their change at a news conference.

The proposal deletes a reference to state and federal laws. Two
other minor wording changes were made in the 45-word document.

Democrats on the Judiciary Committee seized on the change to
request postponement of the second of two Senate hearings.