By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
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Washington state lawmakers shot down a bill that would have required all gun buyers to undergo background checks.
Washington state lawmakers voted to approve gay marriage Wednesday, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in the nation to allow same-sex couples to wed.
"It was too big a stretch for this year," said Rep. Jamie Pedersen, the Democrat who proposed the measure, AP reports.