RECENT  POSTS:  » CA Republicans of 2015 do thing that will make CA Republicans of 2025 say, 'Yeah. Okay. so?' » NC activists choose name that sounds like Lifetime movie, plot that's discriminatory » Video: Man who's directly compared homosexuality to pedophilia will now lecture you on extremism » The 'why can't they take their business elsewhere?' line: Not only offensive but legally meaningless » FRC's ridiculously bunk new poll (*from partisan polling firm) » Video: 'Vice' covers the sad, dangerous, discredited world of 'conversion therapy' » Buzzfeed: Jeb Bush's nascent team is teeming with gay Republicans » FRC prays against gay acceptance to 'avoid the wrath of God' » Video: Mark Cuban supports religious biz owners that 'just say no' to serving same-sex weddings » We're not driven by animus, say groups that are known for showing animus toward gay couples  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

07/29/2008

People in Mass Houses to throw stones (at needless law)?

by Jeremy Hooper

 Good As You Images 200807100756-1According to several sources, today will be the day that the Massachusetts House finally debates and votes on repealing the antiquated 1913 law that has, up until now, been used to prevent out-of-state gays from marrying in the Bay State:

House to debate 1913 law on Tuesday [Politicker MA]

As you might remember, the state Senate has already voted in favor of a repeal, and Gov. Deval Patrick is eager to sign the measure. So all that stands in the way between a New York-based gay and a wedding atop the Chappaquidick bridge is (a) this one House vote and (b) a fear of getting hitched in locations where infamous political incidents took place.

Fingers crossed (for both a positive House vote and a shrink who can convince you that Mary Jo Kopechne's death was a tragic fluke, not a prescient omen).

**UPDATE: Mass House is a very, very, very fine house [G-A-Y]

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

Any more news here yet? I don't see it anywhere else either.

Posted by: LOrion | Jul 29, 2008 2:12:23 PM

ON PHB sportin life was listening .... vote 118 to 35.... REPEALED. and GOV has 10 days to
sign. So Massachusetts is closer, but come on out here anyway.

Posted by: LOrion | Jul 29, 2008 3:58:51 PM

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails