Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Editorial: Hawaii Should put civil unions for gay couples on the table

Star Bulletin (Hawaii)
January 12, 2010
Hawaii legislators are prepared to vote on whether to legalize civil unions for gay couples, which may be a popular but legally questionable compromise. Gov. Linda Lingle says the Legislature would be distracted by the issue and should concentrate on the economy, but legislatures are designed to take on many issues in a general session and should not use such an excuse to ignore hot ones—particularly one left so dramatically unfinished at the end of the last session. [Link]

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