Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Marriage Equality Comes to Florida

Big day today -- Marriage Equality came to Florida, making it the 36th state (plus DC) to end marriage discrimination and, by some counts, putting the percentage of Americans now living in jurisdictions with marriage equality at over 70%.

My response to Florida Governor (and would-be presidential nominee) Jeb Bush's statement on marriage equality in Florida was just posted to my HuffPost blog:

On this historic day as marriage equality comes to the State of Florida, I was saddened that your statement reiterates the false dichotomy that providing equal protection for same-sex couples and protecting religious liberty are two "sides of the gay lesbian marriage issue." Nothing could be further from the truth.

Read the rest here.

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