On January 29,the state House approved a bill to repeal provisions in regard to sodomy and adultery, in a vote, with 1 abstention. An overwhelming majority of states have hate-crime laws, but they vary, to some degree. The New York Times Co. Professional Sports. In Utah, a mob chased a group of gay people after the Utah Pride Festival last summer while yelling homophobic chants and slurs.
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Utah voters approved the ballot referendumUtah Constitutional Amendment 3in that constitutionally defines marriage as the legal union between a man and a woman and restricts unmarried domestic unions. Utah State Legislature. Deseret News. July 28,
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