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Legislators split Catholic faith from same-sex marriage support

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 21, 2013

~~<p>State Sen. Will Espero (D, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point), a practicing Catholic, is putting his personal religious beliefs aside to support a proposal for same-sex marriage, which he maintains is a matter rooted in equality and fairness.</p>
<p>Two years ago Espero, who regularly attends Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, voted against civil unions for same-sex couples. Since then, after further study of the issue, he has changed his mind.</p>
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State Sen. Will Espero (D, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point), a practicing Catholic, is putting his personal religious beliefs aside to support a proposal for same-sex marriage, which he maintains is a matter rooted in equality and fairness.

Two years ago Espero, who regularly attends Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, voted against civil unions for same-sex couples. Since then, after further study of the issue, he has changed his mind. Login for more...



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