Monday, March 23, 2009

Freedom to Marry Bill Passes Vermont Senate

S.115 PASSES SENATE!

The Vermont Senate just made history, voting 26-4 to pass S.115, the freedom to marry bill.

The Senate will hold its final vote tomorrow morning, and the House Judiciary Committee will begin its hearings.

Check out Vermont Freedom to Marry for more details.
And click here for an NPR story.

6 comments:

Jim said...

WOW! 26 to 4 looks veto-proof to me.

Three cheers for Vermont!


FWIW
jimB

Elizabeth Kaeton said...

WOO HOO. I'm praying (with tons of others) that this has a positive effect in CA.

NJ is next. Watch for it.

The word verification is "Whoozi".

Indeed!

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Good! I am so happy for you - and for us!

Each vote like this paves the road to the future ;=)

jsd said...

It's been exciting here, and seeing all the support has been fantastic...almost there.

Caminante said...

And now the Senate passed the bill a second time by voice vote so it goes over to the House.

word verification: glich

May there be none to this process.

IT said...

FOR SHAME CALIFORNIA

FOR SHAME, BIGOTS AND LIARS