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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:00 PM

Washington Approves Gay Marriage In Referendum 74 Vote (UPDATE)

Source: Huffington Post

UPDATE: Officials from Washington United for Marriage (WUM) declared a 52 to 48 percent win for Referendum 74 on Nov. 7.

"This is an historic day for Washington, an historic day for our country and, most of all, for families across the state who have dreamed of this day and the wedding celebrations to come," WUM campaign manager Zach Silk said in a statement on the group's website. . .

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/washington-referendum-74-gay-marriage_n_2050539.html



An extraordinary night in so many ways, this just in. And I'm proud of my adopted state of Maryland today, too.

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Faygo Kid Nov 2012 OP
yellowcanine Nov 2012 #1
ChaoticTrilby Nov 2012 #3
IrishEyes Nov 2012 #4
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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:21 PM

1. Does this mean same sex marriage proponents were 4-0 Tuesday?

Maryland, Maine, Washington - Resolutions legalizing same-sex marriage passed.
Minnesota - Resolution defining marriage as man and woman defeated.


Were there any others?

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:07 PM

3. That seems to be the case!

And, to add to that, Obama (who opposes DOMA) has been reelected. I like to think of this as a 5-0 score.

Indeed, last night, nearly everything went our way.

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Response to ChaoticTrilby (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 09:13 PM

4. Also, the country elected the first openly gay senator.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:35 PM

2. happy my vote counted

pretty much here in WA.

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