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Washington Governor to Sign Marriage Equality Bill on Monday


Washington Governor Chris Gregoire will sign the state's marriage equality bill into law this coming Monday, Reuters reports:

A statehouse signing ceremony in Olympia, Washington's capital, was slated for 11:30 a.m. local time on Monday. The bill won final legislative approval from the state House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 55-43.

The measure will not take effect before early June. Opponents have vowed to seek its repeal at the polls in November, but they cannot begin collecting signatures for a petition to overturn the measure by referendum until it is signed into law.

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  1. Brian and Maggie are probably already out on the streets with paper and pens at the ready.

    Posted by: ChrisQ | Feb 10, 2012 7:22:43 AM

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    Posted by: cheap term papers | Feb 10, 2012 7:45:56 AM

  3. and we will be ready to educate people on what they are actually signing!

    Posted by: Bryce Ageno | Feb 10, 2012 12:42:20 PM

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