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BREAKING: Delaware House Passes Marriage Equality

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Adding to the good news of the day, the Delaware House of Representatives has approved marriage equality (HB 75) by a vote of 23-18. It now proceeds to the Senate, where it must pass out of committee before the full chamber considers it. Advocates are optimistic about passage. Governor Jack Markell (D) has strongly backed the bill. Marriage equality has the support of Delaware’s entire Congressional delegationDuPont chemicals (one of its largest employers), and 54 percent of voters. The state easily passed civil unions in 2011.

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