poetics, time, body disruption and marginally queer solutions

Thursday, June 16, 2005

MA Governor supports amendment to ban gay marriage and civil unions
David Shucosky

Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Thursday announced his support of a drive to put before state voters a proposed constitutional amendment to ban both same-sex marriage and civil unions. Massachusetts is the only US state where same-sex marriages are legal; Vermont, Hawaii, and California have granted same-sex couples limited legal rights. The Massachusetts legislature is already considering an amendment to ban same-sex marriages but allow for civil unions that could appear on the ballot in November 2006the initiative Romney supports would appear in November 2008 at the earliest.


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