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Gay marriage push gains speed

National delegates jointly urge passage, but state leaders say the support to convene now is lacking

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 17, 2013

~~<p>Advocates for gay marriage have enlisted the support of Hawaii's congressional delegation to urge state lawmakers and the governor to act quickly to pass a measure for marriage equality.</p>
<p>All four Hawaii Demo&shy;crats issued statements Friday urging elected officials to act on the matter without delay. The coordinated statement was released by Hawaii United for Marriage, a coalition of religious congregations, businesses, labor unions and community organizations.</p>
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Advocates for gay marriage have enlisted the support of Hawaii's congressional delegation to urge state lawmakers and the governor to act quickly to pass a measure for marriage equality.

All four Hawaii Demo­crats issued statements Friday urging elected officials to act on the matter without delay. The coordinated statement was released by Hawaii United for Marriage, a coalition of religious congregations, businesses, labor unions and community organizations. Login for more...



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