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Retrieved April 30, The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Thus, unless other states acted to change current practices, gay couples married in Hawaii would have to be recognized as married couples in other states, thereby entitling them to the tax breaks, health benefits and survivor benefits that accrue to married partners.
The ACLU, or American Civil Liberties Union, is a nonprofit legal organization whose goal is to protect the constitutional rights of Americans through litigation and lobbying. Retrieved November 7,
We fell short and I guess that's my fault but we did the best we can do," Rep. InJudge Kevin S. On December 7,a same-sex couple filed suit in U. Absolutely," she says. The bills were vetoed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger both times. Several battles loom over religious exemptions and transgender rights, and both sides are dug in.
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December 11, The New Yorker. In the plurality opinion delivered by Chief Justice Ronald Moon in , the court ruled that while the right to privacy in the Hawaii Constitution does not include a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, denying marriage to same-sex couples constituted discrimination based on sex in violation of the right to equal protection guaranteed by the state's Constitution.
Archived from the original on November 6, GMA News Online. My vote and campaign is about freeing our country from this damaging mindset so we can work side-by-side to usher in a bright future for all".