The Delaware senate has just passed a law allowing gay and lesbian couples to enter into civil unions. It still needs the approval of the House.
There it is, finally Colorado passed a bill allowing the civil unions.
Yesterday, I told you that Illinois was to study a bill allowing marriage equality in the state but the legislators decided to delay their vote.
A bill indicating that gay marriage would not have any value in Wyoming is currently under investigation but with troubles.
The House Judiciary Committee did not recognize civil unions. By a vote of 5-4, the law did not pass.
Good news continues to happen in Hawaii. After the nomination of an openly lesbian judge in the Supreme Court, the measure allowing civil unions comes won a first battle.
From his facebook page, the Representative of State, Greg Harris, announced that “Governor Pat Quinn will sign the Civil Union Law on Monday, January 31. The signing ceremony will be in the afternoon in the Chicago Loop, and open to the public. Details will be announced early next week."
In Iowa, a House subcommittee will meet to prohibit all legal recognitions of same-sex relationships which implies the marriage (legalized in 2009), the civil unions,….
Martin O' Malley, democratic governor of Maryland, said that it will sign a bill in favor of gay marriage into law.
Albany has decided not to support the amendment (Indiana House Joint Resolution/HJR-6) that describes marriage as a union between a man and a woman.