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Petitions Pressure Final 3 Democratic Senators To Support Marriage Equality [UPDATED]

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"Petitions Pressure Final 3 Democratic Senators To Support Marriage Equality [UPDATED]"


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There are now only eight three Democrats in the Senate who have not voiced public support for full marriage equality. MoveOn.org has launched petitions against each of them, urging them to join their colleagues and abandon their past support of discrimination against gays and lesbians:

At this point, 48 Senators already support marriage equality, so it would only take three of these Democrats to establish a majority on the issue. While some seem to be evolving — or stalling, as the case may be — it seems others are quite content to continue ignoring the lives of same-sex families in their home states.


This post has been updated to reflect that Sens. Carper, Nelson, Heitkamp, Donnelly, and Johnson have come out for marriage equality since this was first published.

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