Marriage Equality Polling Well in Washington State

By: Friday November 2, 2012 2:31 pm

Up until now every single time the issue of marriage equality has appeared on a statewide ballot it has been rejected by voters, but next week Washington State may break the pattern. The voters in the state are deciding the fate of Referendum 74. Voting yes on R-74 would legalize same sex marriage. Two new [...]

Marriage Equality Holds Narrow Lead in Maryland

By: Thursday October 18, 2012 11:19 am

2012 is shaping up to be a historic year for marriage equality. Indicators are that it could be the first years voters finally affirmatively vote in support of same-sex marriage. In Maryland, a marriage equality law was approved by the legislature but a referendum put the issue on the November ballot. The latest Washington Post [...]

Washington State Voters to Decide on Marriage Equality This November

By: Wednesday June 13, 2012 12:32 pm

This November the voters of Washington State will decide whether or not to permit same-sex marriages. Earlier this year Governor Christine Gregoire signed a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage, but conservative activists launched a petition gathering campaign to stop the law until it was submitted to a popular referendum. According to the Secretary of [...]

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