Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hawaii Says Aloha to Marriage Equality

Very proud of Hawaii today as Governor Neil Abercrombie has signed a marriage equality bill. I'm honestly surprised it's taken this long as the Hawaiian State House has a very large Democratic majority (the Senate only has one Republican), but despite a few Democrats who voted "no" it passed both chambers by a good margin. Hawaii was also the place where President Barack Obama was born, and coincidentally his "home" state of Illinois (where he started his career and served as a Senator) is very close to their own Governor signing their own marriage equality bill.  

11 comments:

  1. WE ARE FLOATING!!


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^= <3

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  2. Hurray! Another US state hits a home run, with Illinois in the bull pen warming up!

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  3. Good for Hawaii!! I hope the day comes when all 50 states have marriage equality.

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  4. The tide is turning. The Federal Government must eventually declare same sex marriages legal everywhere, at least everywhere Federal taxes are collected.

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  5. We have a large Christian majority who were really fighting the passing of this bill despite the Democratic majority. I know of one family here who have a gay daughter where her uncles were totally against it. It's very hard on the family.

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