Friday, November 6, 2009

And now for some good news from the wire: Washington

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And now, some great news (thanks for the tip from one of our blog-fairies, Ann) out of Washington state.

From AP: Gay partnership measure approved by voters

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington voters have approved the state's new "everything but marriage" law, expanding rights for domestic partners and marking the first time any state's voters have approved a gay equality measure at the ballot box.
With about 72 percent of the expected vote counted Thursday in unofficial returns, Referendum 71 was leading 52 percent to 48 percent, with a margin of about 60,000 votes. More...
From Seattle PI: Washington voters approve expanded gay rights
In a victory for proponents of expanded gay rights, Washington state voters have upheld the new "everything but marriage" law for same-sex domestic partners. More...

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