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(CNN) -- A number of moral value issues appeared in ballot measures in November.

Voters rejected a state abortion ban in South Dakota, while two measures concerning parental consent before abortions performed on minors were defeated in California and Oregon.

Many states had ballot measures concerning banning same-sex marriage. Voters in Arizona defeated the ban, but the measures passed in Colorado, Idaho, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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Abortion
July 25, 2006: The Senate passes 65-34 a bill that prohibits taking minors across state lines to circumvent laws that require parental involvement in abortion decisions. (4 Republicans vote against, 14 Democrats vote in favor)
October 2, 2003: The House passes 281-142 a bill that bans a procedure opponents call "partial-birth" abortion. (63 Democrats vote in favor; 4 Republicans vote against)
October 21, 2003: The Senate passes 64-34 a bill that bans a procedure opponents call "partial-birth" abortion. (3 Republicans vote against; 17 Democrats vote in favor)

Flag Burning
June 22, 2005: The House passes 286-130 a constitutional amendment banning flag-burning.
June 27, 2006: The Senate rejects 66-34 a constitutional amendment banning flag-burning. Sixty-seven votes were required for passage. (4 Republicans voted against; 14 Democrats voted in favor)

Same-Sex Marriage
June 7, 2006: The Senate rejects 48-49 a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. (2 Democrats voted in favor; 7 Republicans voted against)
July 18, 2006: The House rejects 236-187 a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. The measure fell 47 votes shy of the required two-thirds majority. (34 Democrats voted in favor; 27 Republicans voted against)

Stem Cell Research
May 24, 2005: The House passes 238-194 a bill that would allow federal funding for research on both existing and new embryonic stem cell lines.
July 18, 2006: The Senate passes 63-37 a bill that would allow federal funding for research on both existing and new embryonic stem cell lines.
July 19, 2006: The House fails by a margin of 235-193 to override President Bush's veto of legislation expanding federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. A two-thirds majority was required.
March 6, 2006: South Dakota's governor signs the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation. Opponents blocked the law from going into effect and placed the issue on the November 7 ballot.
June 22, 2005: The House passes a constitutional amendment banning flag-burning.
June 7, 2006: The Senate rejects a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
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