August 19, 2013

Hawaii congressional delegates: Legalize gay marriage now

Hawaii’s four-member congressional delegation issued statements recently urging Hawaii lawmakers to pass immediately a state measure for marriage equality.

The Honolulu Advertiser reports U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono saying that same-sex couples “should not have to wait” for the civil right.

The push comes after June’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed legally married gay couples the right to federal tax and health care benefits.

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Source: Associated Press