Hawaii Civil Unions Cap Off Decades-L...

Hawaii Civil Unions Cap Off Decades-Long Struggle For Gay Marriage Rights

There are 5 comments on the On Top Magazine story from Jan 1, 2012, titled Hawaii Civil Unions Cap Off Decades-Long Struggle For Gay Marriage Rights. In it, On Top Magazine reports that:

It's not marriage, but it was a huge victory when Hawaii's gay-inclusive civil unions law took effect at midnight on New Year's Eve.

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#1 Jan 1, 2012
Aloha!

“Take Topix Back From Trolls”

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#2 Jan 1, 2012
Yeah, lets celebrate second class citizenship.

NOT!

That glass of Hawaiian Punch isn't even half full.

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#3 Jan 1, 2012
progress
M Bachmann s Brown Eye

Philadelphia, PA

#4 Jan 1, 2012
Incremental progress was the best that could be accomplished for now. No one, not even the "rumored" to be lesbian former Gov. of HI, thinks this somehow marks the end of efforts for marriage equality in HI and federally.

And this version of civil unions doesn't have the poison pill provisions that the R.I. one had, so far as I know.

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#5 Jan 2, 2012
M Bachmann s Brown Eye wrote:
Incremental progress was the best that could be accomplished for now. No one, not even the "rumored" to be lesbian former Gov. of HI, thinks this somehow marks the end of efforts for marriage equality in HI and federally.
And this version of civil unions doesn't have the poison pill provisions that the R.I. one had, so far as I know.
Incremental progrees is what has brought us to the turning point in civil rights where we now stand. The state will not fall apart because of civil unions, and the marriage bans will just seem that more senseless in the future.

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