USA, Hawaii: Marriage Equality Bill Likely to Be Finalized by Senate Today

Written by scott on November 12th, 2013

HawaiiThe Senate is likely to make it official in Hawaii today.

Towleroad reports:

Hawaii’s Senate addresses the marriage equality bill today and its House amendments. The bill is expected to easily pass and could be signed by Wednesday, Hawaii News Now reports: The jubilation is expected to continue for same sex marriage supporters. The Senate already voted 20 to 4 backing the bill and the amendments aren’t expected to change any minds in Tuesday’s final vote. Then it goes to the Governor for final approval. “We’re on the cusp of becoming one of the states that is going to be recognizing marriage equity,” said Blake Oshiro, Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Neil Abercrombie.

Hawaii is set to become the 16th state to allow marriage equality. Same-sex couples will begin marrying as of December 2. Who wants to go to Hawaii to get married?

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