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CT. Lawmakers Gear Up For Nup Battle

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Some homo-loving Connectiut lawmakers have proposed a bill that will allow gay people to marry. Appropriately, the bill will be introduced on February 14th.

The Boston Globe reports:

Two Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday that they will introduce a bill to allow gay marriage within the next two weeks.

Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell has vowed to veto such a bill, but Sen. Andrew McDonald, D-Stamford, and Rep. Michael Lawlor, D-East Haven, co-chairmen of the Judiciary Committee, said they plan to press ahead anyway.

Lawlor and McDonald said they plan to introduce their bill by Feb. 14, the deadline for new legislation.

The kids will certainly have their lovey-dovey work cut out for them.

In fact, the battle’s already begun. Family Institute of Connecticut president Brian Brown got all haterific by convening a press conference urging lawmakers to hold a state-wide referendum on the matter. McDonald pointed out that state law doesn’t allow such a tally, but opponent Lou DeLuca says he’ll push for one once the matter reaches the Senate floor. Super!

(You kids may have noticed we erroneously reported that this was happening in Massachusetts. It’s not. It’s Connecticut. We blame sleep deprivation. Apologies)

By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           Jan 31, 2007
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  • 7 Comments
    • ruggles
      ruggles

      I think there’s some confusion. looks like this is happening in Connecticut and not Mass.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Colin
      Colin

      This article, although in the Boston Globe, is actually about Connecticut. Deval Patrick (D) is the new governor of Massachusettes. Anyway, marriage between any two people regradless of gender is already legal in Mass.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dave
      Dave

      Yes, the article is about a same sex marriage bill that is being proposed in Connecticut.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sam
      Sam

      I echo what they are saying. The Boston Globe covers Conneticut as a New England Newspaper. Jodi Rell is the Republican governor of Ct. Conn has already passed civil unions and these Democrats want to pass a gay marriage law. This has nothing to do with Mass.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • M. Jodi Rell
      M. Jodi Rell

      I am the Governor of Connecticut, not Massachusetts.

      Furthermore, Stamford and East Haven are both cities in Connecticut that do not exist in Massachusetts.

      Governor Mitt Romney was a republican, he was replaced by D. Patrick a Democrat, who is FOR same sex marriage.

      Same-gender marriage is already legal in Massachusetts, FYI.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Liquor
      Liquor

      ARE YOU HIGH!?!?!

      MAYBE YOU’RE JUST HUNGOVER FROM TOO MUCH BEER.

      HAVE ANOTHER.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 2:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Boss Tun
      Boss Tun

      Well, you got the story right now, but you are still showing a picture of the Massachusetts state house in Boston.

      Jan 31, 2007 at 5:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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