House considers measure praising Miss California

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A resolution has been introduced in the
Alabama House that praises Miss USA contestant Carrie Prejean for
speaking out against gay marriage during Sunday night's televised
pageant.

Prejean was competing as Miss California and finished second
after answering a question from judge Perez Hilton concerning her
views on gay marriage.

The pageant was won by Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton.

The resolution was introduced Tuesday by Republican Rep. Jay Love of Montgomery.

Love said Prejean showed she was willing to stick to her convictions even if it meant losing the pageant.

The resolution was referred to the House Rules Committee for consideration.


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