The march toward marriage equality continues, with the Minnesota House passing marriage equality legislation today by a vote of 75-59. The legislation now shifts to the Senate. Gov. Mark Dayton has pledged to sign the bill, so if the Senate passes it, Minnesota would become the 12th marriage equality state, following on the heels of Rhode […]
The Minnesota House just passed a bill which brings the state one step closer to marriage equality. Expectations are that the Senate will vote by Saturday, where passage is anticipated. Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll sign it. If that happens, marriage equality will go into effect August 1. The vote was 75 to 59. One [...]Show More Summary
The Minnesota House of Representatives approved marriage equality (HF 1054) by a vote of 75 to 59. It now proceeds to the Senate, where it has already been endorsed by both the Judiciary and Finance Committees. Openly lesbian Rep. Karen Clark (DFL), author of the bill, told her colleagues that “Freedom means freedom for everyone.” [...]
By Scottie Thomaston The Minnesota House convened today to debate on the marriage equality bill, H.F. 1054, and the House has just voted to pass the bill 75-59. As we reported earlier this morning, the state senate will convene on Monday at 11AM, and will vote soon after that on the marriage bill. State senate [...]
Minnesota's House has approved marriage equality after three hours of debate. The bill now goes to the state Senate for consideration.
The Minnesota House of Representatives is set to vote on marriage equality starting at 12 pm (1 pm ET) today. If the bill is passed by the House, the Senate could get it as early as this weekend. Watch it...
Tags: marriage equality WAP Yesterday evening, Delaware became the 11th state to legalize same-sex marriage when Governor Markell signed a marriage equality bill into law almost immediately after it passed the Senate with a 12-9 vote. Show More Summary
Today the Delaware state Senate passed a marriage equality bill (HB75) on a 12 to 9 vote, positioning Delaware to become the eleventh state to legalize civil marriage for same-sex couples.
1. Step right up, Delaware — marriage equality passes the state Senate there and will soon be signed into law. If you’re keeping count, that’s 11. 2. The Obama administration had a court date to explain its Plan B position to … Continue reading ?
The Delaware state senate passed its marriage equality bill Tuesday afternoon with a 12-9 vote. The legislation, which already passed in the house, will head to Gov. Jack Markell, who has said he would sign the bill into law if it reached his desk, allowing gay and lesbian couples to start marrying on July 1. read more
This is BIG news, folks!! Delaware State Senate officially passed the marriage equality bill earlier today with a 12-9 vote, making the state the 11th to support marriage equality! Senator Bryan Townsend, a supporter of the bill, stated: "I hope we begin to treat as equals all those who wish to announce their love and commitment to the [...]
After a 12-9 vote in the senate, gay couples will be able to marry in Delaware starting this summer read more
Via @EQED, Equality Delaware tweets: BREAKING: Marriage equality passes in the Senate. Delaware is officially the 11th state to secure the freedom to marry! #DE4M At Think Progress: Just now, the Delaware Senate voted 12-9, to approve marriage equality legislation (HB 75), guaranteeing that Delaware will become the 11th state that recognizes same-sex couples’ marriages. [...]Show More Summary
By Jacob Combs Delaware today became the 11th state to offer marriage equality to its same-sex couples, after the state Senate voted 12-9 to pass an equal marriage bill. HB75 was approved exactly two weeks ago by the Delaware House in a 23-18 vote after a successful committee vote less than a week earlier, and the Senate [...]
The Delaware Senate just voted to approve same-sex marriage, making Delaware the 11th state to pass marriage equality. During debate over the bill this afternoon, state Senator Karen Peterson came out as a lesbian. Read more...
By a vote of 11–10, the Delaware Senate just passed marriage equality. Gov. Jack Markell (D) will soon sign. 22% of our united states now have marriage equality (23.53% if you count D.C. and use a 51 "state" frame). We're...
The Delaware Senate today passed legislation granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry. The bill already cleared the House and now shifts to Gov. Jack Markell, who has vowed to sign it. Delaware is poised to join 10 other states plus the District of Columbia in legalizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. Just [...]
(image equality delaware) Delaware's Senate is set to convene at 2 pm and will be voting on HB75, the marriage equality bill. If it passes, Delaware will become the 11th state to give all its citizens the freedom to marry....
Today the full Delaware Senate will make the final vote on marriage equality. The bill passed out of its Senate committee last week and passed 23-18 in the House late last month. Gov. Jack Markell has promised to sign the bill should it reach his desk. Cross your fingers, kids. It's going to be very close.
The Delaware Senate will vote on marriage equality tomorrow. This is the final vote. If it passes, Delaware will be the 11th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Governor Markell has said he will sign the bill. Equality Delaware reports: "Several...