24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Hawaii Preps Special Session to Address Gay Marriage Recognition

The push for gay marriage in Hawaii is revving up advocates on both sides as lawmakers prepare for a special session to address the issue next month.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a Democrat, on Tuesday asked lawmakers to meet Oct. 28. He recently issued an 18-page draft of a bill that would allow marriage licenses to be issued later this year to same-sex couples.

The move is the latest sign that the primary front in the battle over same-sex marriage has shifted to the states following the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the question this summer.

Source: Washington Times. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement