TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;4/20/2006, Issue 956, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20756135

 

Related Articles

  • Marriage: Watch.  // DaKine;Mar2007, Issue 99, p8 

    The article offers news briefs related to the gay marriage law in the U.S. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had announced that he will again veto the gay marriage law if the legislature will pass it during the session. Indiana Senate had given its required second approval to an...

  • Jumping on the bandwagon.  // Echo Magazine;3/10/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p24 

    Presents updates on gay marriage issues in the U.S. as of March 2005. Same-sex relationship bills approved by a senate committee in New Mexico; Final approval of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Virginia; Resolution advanced by the Indiana Senate to amend the...

  • Bittersweet Hope.  // Echo Magazine;11/13/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p14 

    The author reflects on the passing of Proposition 102, a bill which recognizes only a man and a woman in marriage in Arizona. The author contends that the gay and lesbian community in the area will continue its battle to drop the marriage amendment as they continue to defend themselves from the...

  • If at First You Don't Succeed …. Sullivan, Andrew // Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/24/2004, Issue 29, p64 

    The article focuses on the issues related to the legislation on barring gay-marriage by changing the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Senate defeated the bill on gay-marriage ban that accelerated a debate again. Thirty-eight states in the U.S. have legislative bans on marriage rights for gays while...

  • Tread marks on our hearts. Blotcher, Jay // Advocate;2/15/2005, Issue 932, p14 

    This article reports on the bill proposed by Republican L. Scott Limgamfelter of Virginia's house of delegates in late December 2004 to create special Virginia license plates depicting interlocking gold wedding bands over a red heart with the words TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE, to accompany a proposed...

  • Mormon-Led Push To Ban Same-Sex Marriage In Wyoming Fails.  // Church & State;Mar2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p20 

    The article reports that the effort of religious right advocates and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) to add an amendment to the Wyoming Constitution restricting same-sex marriage has failed in the House of Representatives. It notes that the House Joint Resolution 17 had...

  • Decision '08. Garcia, Luis // Echo Magazine;11/13/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p18 

    The article reports on the constitutional amendment, Proposition 102, in the U.S. The said proposition which is noted to have been aimed at recognizing only a man and a woman in marriage, got to the concern of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) population, particularly in Phoenix,...

  • Indianapolis Bar Association Announces Opposition to HJR-3 and HB 1153.  // Indiana Lawyer;1/29/2014, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p11 

    The article focuses on the announcement of the Indianapolis Bar Association on its opposition to House Joint Resolution (HJR)-3, the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions, and its companion legislation House Bill (HB) 1153. It states that the association surveyed its...

  • Same-sex marriage sides claim win after NH towns vote.  // Gay & Lesbian Times;4/29/2010, Issue 1166, p7 

    The article reports that the supporters of same-sex marriage law in New Hampshire on January 1, 2010, are claiming their victory after residents across New Hampshire have weighed in at town meetings on whether a constitutional amendment defining marriage is to be put to a statewide vote.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics