Joe Mirabella

WA Governor Gregoire Announces Support for Marriage Bill

Filed By Joe Mirabella | January 05, 2012 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics
Tags: Chris Gregoire, gay marriage, marriage equality, same-sex marriage, Washington, Washington Governor

Washington State Governor Chris Gregoire announced support for a bill that would give gays and lesbians the right to marry in Washington State during a press briefing in Olympia on Wednesday.

Gregoire spoke in personal terms about why marriage matters, and how her personal view has evolved on the issue.

While Gregoire supported previous steps to protect Washington's gay and lesbian families including the domestic partnership bill, this is her first public announcement of support for same gender marriage.

A coalition organization called Washington United for Marriage is coordinating the community support for the bill. You can learn ways to help out by visiting their website at www.washingtonunited.org or following them on Facebook.


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