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Could Eric Eisnaugle’s speakership become a casualty of House gay adoption fight?

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As debate over a bill to protect “religious conscience” — the upshot of which is to prevent gay couples from adopting children — raged for hours Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House, another battle in the Capitol was just beginning: one that might cost staunch social conservative state Rep. Eric Eisnaugle the 2021-22 House speakership. Simply put, a coup is afoot in the House. The immediate cause of the falling-out seems to be a failure on Eisnaugle’s part…

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