After two decades of attempts, moments ago Hawaii moved one huge step forward toward extending marriage to all same-sex couples. The Senate voted on a same-sex marriage bill, passing it by a vote of 20-4.
“This is a defining moment in all of our careers. And we should embrace it,” Democratic Senator Clayton Hee, a 60-year old educator and native Hawaiian told his colleagues. “There should be no legal distinction between same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples under the laws of this state.”
via Breaking: Hawaii Senate Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill | The New Civil Rights Movement.