Saturday, November 9, 2013

Breaking News: Hawaii House Passes Gay Marriage

After an excruciating process of the most unbelievable hatred, bigotry and unadulterated ignorance on parade, Hawaii has managed to get marriage equality over the hardest hurdles. Now that it's passed three (yes, for some reason three) votes in Hawaii's House of Representatives, it goes back to their Senate and to the Governor, both which are virtually assured to pass.

My favorite tweet from a very long evening reading my Twitter feed. Posted
So, the only question (besides what all of those hateful, obviously coached protestors are going to do with themselves) is, with Hawaii beat Illinois to the claim-to-fame of "15th state?" It will be a race to the finish between the governors and their signing pens! Either way, within days, there will be sixteen US states, plus DC with marriage equality. And that's a very good thing!


BREAKING: Hawaii Legislature Passes Marriage Equality
The Hawaii House has granted marriage equality its third and final passage with a vote of 30-19, as it had on Wednesday. The bill remains as it was amended in committee, which means it must return to Senate to passage before advancing to Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D), who is committed to signing it. . .

Read more at: Think Progress

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