Virginia governor won't sign same-sex marriage bill; OKs funeral protest ban

April 2006
Gay & Lesbian Times;4/20/2006, Issue 956, p30
The article reports on the refusal of Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine to sign the proposed marriage amendment bill though he does not support same-sex marriage. According to Kaine, he will vote against same-sex marriage amendment as it threatens individual contracting rights. The governor is encouraging Virginians to vote against it as well. Meanwhile, supporters of the amendment criticize Kaine's refusal to sign the legislation.


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