The Delaware Senate Executive Committee is taking up the marriage equality bill at 2:30 pm today.
The AP reports: "The measure narrowly won passage in the House last week. Supporters and opponents expect another close vote if the Senate Executive Committee votes Wednesday to send it to the full Senate for consideration."
There may be an audio link at this page when they convene for those interested in listening.
Writes Jeremy Hooper of the sign: "Which is kind of like saying Vegetarianism > Oxygen. The former is a choice for every American citizen; the latter we all share, regardless of or individual commitments."
The bill now moves to Senate consideration.
Equality Delaware asks residents to contact their legislators here.
Listen to the bill's sponsor, Rep. Melanie George Smith, speak today on the House floor, AFTER THE JUMP...
Debate on a marriage equality bill is currently underway in Delaware's House of Representatives.
Listen live HERE.
The legislation, HB75, was introduced two weeks ago by Delaware State Rep. Melanie George Smith (D-Bear). It was advanced last week by the Delaware House Administration Committee in a 4-1 vote. Governor Jack Markell has promised to sign a bill if it hits his desk.
Bear believes the bill has the votes to pass: "I’m confident that we have a majority of Delaware representatives — so over 21 out of the 41 — that will do the right thing and vote to support equality in Delaware."
Stay tuned for updates on Towleroad as this develops.