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Is Marriage Repeal Dead In NH?

The New Hampshire House GOP has released their agenda for the rest of the year and guess what is missing?
Republican House Leader Rep. D.J. Bettencourt of Salem said Thursday the House was focusing on economic and education reforms that would bring job creators to New Hampshire and put citizens back to work. Hot-button social issues like gun rights, immigration and labor reform were all absent from the agenda, but the biggest hole was left by gay marriage, which is the target of several bills aiming to repeal it. Republicans also said in 2011 they were putting off social issues to focus on strengthening the state's economic footing.
This isn't a dead deal for sure, but I'm betting the governor's vow to veto did it in. Story developing...

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