Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage!

Vermont is the fourth state to legalize gay marriage!!  Here’s hoping this will continue throughout the country.

I’m borrowing this from Robyn.

Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage With Veto Override
04-07-2009

Vermont has become the fourth state to legalize gay marriage — and the first to do so with a legislature’s vote.

The Legislature voted Tuesday to override Gov. Jim Douglas’ veto of a bill allowing gays and lesbians to marry. The vote was 23-5 to override in the state Senate and 100-49 to override in the House. Under Vermont law, two-thirds of each chamber had to vote for override.

The vote came nine years after Vermont adopted its first-in-the-nation civil unions law.

It’s now the fourth state to permit same-sex marriage. Massachusetts, Connecticut and Iowa are the others. Their approval of gay marriage came from the courts.

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