Marriage-equality campaign launches; Constantine voices support

A new campaign for marriage equality in our state, Washington United for Marriage, officially kicked off today. And the highest-ranking politician residing in West Seattle, King County Executive Dow Constantine, has just issued a statement supporting it:

“Now is the time to take action, to finally recognize the equality and protect the rights of all the people of Washington.

“I will work in whatever capacity I can to see this legislation passed in Olympia, or if necessary at the ballot box, and look forward to the day I can sign marriage certificates for all adult couples in King County.”

The marriage-equality campaign is on Facebook here, and on the web here. There is not a specific proposal yet, but supporters are lobbying legislators, and saying they’ll go to voters if the Legislature doesn’t step up.

1 Reply to "Marriage-equality campaign launches; Constantine voices support"

  • DM November 14, 2011 (9:54 pm)

    Thank you for posting this. My Gay friends deserve the same civil rights that I do. I hope our state legislature will pass this. Basic civil rights should not be left to a vote of the people. We need to protect and defend our fellow citizens from those who may not understand them.

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