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School board rejects resolution on same-sex marriage

Mona Twocats lives in Bakersfield with her wife, who she has been with for 20 years, and they have sent three children through the Kern High School District.

So when she found out a resolution to support Proposition 8, which is a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, would be discussed Tuesday evening, she decided to speak to the KHSD board.

“We have families, real families, and to hear someone say that my children are less than others because they were raised by two women, when they have so many scholastic and athletic honors,” she said after the meeting. “To hear

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