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Constantine praises Senate for historic marriage equality vote

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King County Executive Dow Constantine today praised the Washington State Senate’s vote to enact legislation establishing marriage equality in Washington state.


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Constantine praises Senate for historic marriage equality vote

King County Executive Dow Constantine today praised the Washington State Senate's vote to enact legislation establishing marriage equality in Washington state:

This is an historic vote for the Legislature and for the people of Washington state.

More than a decade ago, I stood to fight against the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act." Today the Senate has righted a wrong and has placed itself on the right side of history.

All adult residents should and soon will be able to marry under state law--making Washington the seventh U.S. state to recognize this basic civil right.

I salute the many supporters of this legislation and the Senators who took a tough vote to do the right thing.



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