USA, Hawaii: Attorney General Gives Blessing to Marriage Equality Law

Written by scott on October 15th, 2013

Attorney General David LouieThe state AG has given his opinion on the pending marriage equality bill.

LGBTQ Nation reports:

Hawaii’s attorney general issued a legal opinion Tuesday saying state lawmakers can act to legalize gay marriage without amending the Hawaii Constitution. Attorney General David Louie said the Legislature “unquestionably” has the constitutional authority to consider and enact a bill during a special session later this month. Louie’s opinion comes in the form of a letter to state Sen. Les Ihara, a Democrat and majority policy leader. Ihara had questions about the law and criticisms from opponents who say it can’t be passed without changing the state’s charter document.

One more nail in the coffin for Hawaii’s marriage equality ban.

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