With tag: same-sex_marriage
Same-sex marriage advocates spend big in Vermont
to Marry says it spent more than $290,000 lobbying lawmakers and
the public on the same-sex marriage bill that was approved by the Legislature,
far outspending its opponents.
Robinson rejoices in same-sex marriage vote
It was tough
enough to get New
lawmakers and governor to approve same-sex marriage, but Episcopal Bishop V. Gene
Robinson says there's an even tougher job ahead: getting churches to fully
embrace same-sex marriage and gay and lesbian people.
NH gay marriage advocates hope to celebrate
crushing two-vote defeat, gay marriage supporters hope to succeed Wednesday
when a second vote is taken on expanded religious protections needed to win the
New Hampshire governor's signature.
Same-sex marriage in NH hinges on compromise
marriage supporters who hoped to be celebrating a new law instead are
regrouping from the shock of seeing a legalization bill sidetracked for more
Same-sex marriage is on hold in New Hampshire
is on hold in New
Hampshire. Governor John
Lynch has demanded changes before he'll sign legislation that would make the
state the sixth to allow gay marriage, but those changes failed by two
votes in the state House on Wednesday.
No word on when Lynch will see same-sex marriage bill
That sound in
Governor John Lynch's reception room is the phone ringing, constantly, as
people continue calling to plead with him to either sign or reject a bill
legalizing same-sex marriage in New Hampshire.
Same sex marriage supporters spend more than $200,000
Vermont's new same sex marriage law spent more than $228,000 lobbying for it in
the three months before the historic April 7 votes to pass it over Governor Jim
NH Statehouse holds same sex marriage hearings
At least 500
people crowded into New
Statehouse in an emotional and sometimes boisterous hearing over whether
allowing same sex marriage would weaken or strengthen the family