Hawaii Legislature Won't Call Special...

Hawaii Legislature Won't Call Special Session to Consider Gay Marriage

There are 5 comments on the EDGE story from Jul 25, 2013, titled Hawaii Legislature Won't Call Special Session to Consider Gay Marriage. In it, EDGE reports that:

Hawaii House and Senate lawmakers say they don't have enough support to call a special session to consider whether to legalize gay marriage.

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Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#1 Jul 25, 2013
I'll bet if the legislature had to pay gay couples reparations for loss of benefits from waiting until next year; they would change the words 'civil union' to 'marriage' before dinner today!
Don

Germany

#2 Jul 25, 2013
This is great news!

Way to go Hawaii.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#3 Jul 25, 2013
Yet another demonstration of the cowardice of our legislators.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#4 Jul 26, 2013
The good news is the Governor can still call a special session. While the legislature may not have the 2/3rd votes to call a special session, they almost certainly have the votes needed to pass a marriage equality bill, which is exactly why the anti-gays won't vote for calling the special session.
Hello and Goodbye

Alpharetta, GA

#5 Jul 26, 2013
If Hawaii's selective government refuses to provide equal governmental services to gay people; then they should forfeit the right
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Perhaps we would be better off telling their sorry homophobic a$$es to go to [email protected] and form our own government in Hawaii

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