Washington Senate Committee Advances Marriage Equality Bill

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"Washington Senate Committee Advances Marriage Equality Bill"

The Washington state Senate Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections Committee has voted 4-3 to advance the proposed marriage equality bill. A date has not yet been scheduled for the full Senate vote, but both chambers have enough votes to pass the measure into law, and Gov. Christine Gregoire (D) is committed to signing it. Equality opponents have promised a referendum on the bill.

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