Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Advances in marriage equality

Civil Unions in HI
The HI senate took its final step in clearing the way to grant same-sex couples virtually the same rights and priveledges of traditional marriage, giving approval to a bill legalizing civil unions. It now goes to Gov. Ambercrombie who supports civil unions and has promised to sign the bill into law. Read the full article here.

Marriage Equality moves forward in MD
The MD judicial proceedings committee voted 7 to 4 to legalize marriage equality, advancing the proposed bill to the full senate next week. Read the full article here.

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