Friday, June 15, 2007

A big shout out to the people of Massachusetts today

Congrats on staving off the neanderthals: "Massachusetts Gay Marriage to Remain Legal."
Same-sex marriage will continue to be legal in Massachusetts, after proponents in both houses won a pitched months-long battle on Thursday to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

“In Massachusetts today, the freedom to marry is secure,” Gov. Deval Patrick said after the legislature voted 151 to 45 against the amendment, which needed 50 favorable votes to come before voters in a referendum in November 2008.
Welcome fully on board to the peaceful progressive world where gay marriage exists and bothers nobody but wingnuts.

The state has rid itself of this reactionary referendum proposal that was encouraged by former Governor Mitt Romney, now taking his discriminatory act on the road in the GOP primary...