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Hawaii lawmakers pass civil unions bill
Legislators in Hawaii have passed a civil unions bill that would  give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.
The  state House of Representatives passed the bill by a 31-20 vote late  Thursday. Gov. Linda Lingle has until early July to decide whether to  sign the bill into law, CNN’s Hawaii affiliates reported.
Civil unions advocate Alan Spector told KHON-TV, “I did not  know all day this was going to happen. This was a surprise. I’m very  happy.”
Five U.S. states and the District of Columbia issue marriage licenses to  same-sex couples. Hawaii would join New Jersey in allowing  civil unions.

Hawaii lawmakers pass civil unions bill

Legislators in Hawaii have passed a civil unions bill that would give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.

The state House of Representatives passed the bill by a 31-20 vote late Thursday. Gov. Linda Lingle has until early July to decide whether to sign the bill into law, CNN’s Hawaii affiliates reported.

Civil unions advocate Alan Spector told KHON-TV, “I did not know all day this was going to happen. This was a surprise. I’m very happy.”

Five U.S. states and the District of Columbia issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Hawaii would join New Jersey in allowing civil unions.

mynameisrobtoo Posted by Rob on May 1st, 2010 at 12:49pm

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    As it should in every single state in the United States, at least, in my opinion.
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    slowly but surely…. slowly, but surely.
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    fuckyeahHAWAII.
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