NH Moves Closer to Legal Gay Marriage

Bill passed by both houses effective Jan. 1 unless governor vetoes
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 29, 2009 3:05 PM CDT
NH Moves Closer to Legal Gay Marriage
People are shown leaving the State house in Concord, NH, last month.   (AP Photo)

New Hampshire took another step toward legalizing gay marriage today, when the state Senate passed a measure already approved by the House, the Dartmouth reports. The bill will become law automatically Jan. 1 unless Gov. John Lynch vetoes it—and though he has said he’s against same-sex nuptials, it’s not clear whether he’ll take that step.
(More New Hampshire stories.)

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