Quantcast
  

Saturday, April 19, 2014         

GAY MARRIAGE


TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Lobbying expected to target legislators in House

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013

~~<p>Now that Gov. Neil Abercrombie has set a date of Oct. 28 for lawmakers to take up the issue of gay marriage, the timing gives advocates and opponents ample time to lobby the Legislature over the issue.</p>
<p>While critics say the five-day special session will stifle debate that would ordinarily take place over the course of a four-month-long regular session, others argue that a special session gives the issue the singular attention it deserves.</p>
~~

Now that Gov. Neil Abercrombie has set a date of Oct. 28 for lawmakers to take up the issue of gay marriage, the timing gives advocates and opponents ample time to lobby the Legislature over the issue.

While critics say the five-day special session will stifle debate that would ordinarily take place over the course of a four-month-long regular session, others argue that a special session gives the issue the singular attention it deserves. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com