Vermont Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

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News flash: The Vermont legislature today overrode Governor Douglas’s veto by a wide margin in the state senate and with just enough votes in the state house. This now makes Vermont the fourth state to recognize same-sex marriages (joining Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Iowa). This is also the first time that a state has recognized same-sex marriage through the passage of a law enacted by the state legislature without the compulsion of a state court decision.

-Tony Infanti

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1 Response to Vermont Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

  1. Stephanie Farrior says:

    The overrides were by a whopping margin: 23-5 in the Senate and 100-49 in the House. Makes me so proud to be a Vermonter!

    Stephanie Farrior

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