D.C. councilman Marion Barry objects to how his vote against a bill recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states was characterized by WAMU 88.5 NEWS. Barry says he cast the only vote against the measure because it's his job to represent his constituents. The councilman says his decision was not based on his personal beliefs. At yesterday's council hearing, Barry told fellow lawmakers even though he's not a "pastor or a preacher," the message he's hearing from some religious leaders is clear. The bill still needs approval of Mayor Adrian Fenty and Congress.
Patrick Madden reports...
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