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Evansville councilman pushing for same-sex rights

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A member of the Evansville City Council is asking the council attorney to draft a resolution providing benefits to employees in legally recognizing same-sex relationships.

"The state has wasted too much time with the proposed gay marriage ban," said Evansville City Councilman Jonathan Weaver. "It's time for the city to get up with the times.

Weaver tells 14 News he hopes to present the resolution to the full council some time this year.

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