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| Tuesday, April 07, 2009




The Vermont Senate and House voted moments ago to override a veto by Governor Jim Douglas of the state's same-sex marriage bill.


The Senate voted 23-5, overriding the veto by a wide margin, while the House squeaked through with a 2/3 majority with a 100-49 vote.


Today Vermont joins Massachusetts, Connecticut and Iowa in allowing gay and lesbian couple to legally marry. The Vermont legislation goes into effect September 1.


All eyes are on California now. A ruling from The California Supreme Court regarding the repeal of Proposition 8 is due by June.



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