Lt. Gov. Herbert offers glimpse into his policies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah Lt. Gov. Gary Herbert says he doesn’t support civil unions between gay couples, but that he and the man he’ll soon replace agree on many other issues.Herbert, a Republican, will take over the governor’s office in the coming months if Gov. Jon Huntsman is confirmed – as is expected – by the U.S. Senate as the nation’s ambassador to China.Huntsman made a name for himself nationally by saying he supports civil unions, although he said he believes marriage should be limited to a man and a woman.In a news conference Monday, Herbert said he’s opposed to civilunions and that the issue is a dead one as far as he’s concerned.

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