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Loose talk around the Capitol says the new constitutional amendment designed to ban gay marriage is written so broadly that it could be read as banning second and third marriages for heterosexuals, too. Here's the wording - decide for yourself:

MARRIAGE. Only marriage between one man and one woman at one time shall be recognized as valid in this state. No other relationship shall be recognized as a marriage or its legal equivalent by the state of Idaho or its political subdivisions, regardless of whether such relationship is recognized by the laws of any jurisdiction outside of this state.

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