Gov. Mike Pence prefers original version of HJR3
Gov. Mike Pence prefers the original version of the same-sex marriage ban, the one that included a second sentence prohibiting civil unions, his office said Friday.
The House removed the civil union ban this week before sending the controversial measure to the Senate for consideration. If the proposal is approved as altered, it would delay a voter referendum on the issue until at least 2016, when the governor’s race is on the ballot.
News of Pence’s view on the deleted second sentence was first reported Friday by WISH-TV (Channel 8).