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Vermont begins issuing marriage licenses to gay/lesbian couples

At exactly midnight tonight, Vermont will become the sixth state to officially recognize same-sex marriage.

“Vermont’s gay marriage law began taking effect at midnight on Tuesday, a little over four months after state lawmakers voted to override Gov. Jim Douglas’ veto of the legislation and added to the number of states who have legalized same-sex marriage.

Vermont is the first state to legalize same-sex marriages without an order from the court. Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Iowa all allowed such marriages only after bitter court battles.”

Read more: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7016266209?Vermont%20Begins%20Issuing%20Marriage%20Licenses%20To%20Gay%20Couples#ixzz0PuwD4HVe


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