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VT HOUSE S.115 As Enacted: Read the new law!

Legislative Update

April 10, 2009

FAQ for couples who want to marry

Read answers to questions commonly asked by same-sex couples considering marrying in Vermont. Click here to view the FAQ.

April 06, 2009

Vote On Override Expected Tuesday Morning!

Vermont State Motto:
Freedom and Unity

This is it!  After all our hard work, it all comes down to tomorrow morning.  Please come to the Statehouse Tuesday morning; through your presence, help us urge our legislators to support fairness for our families!

The override vote will likely occur at 9a.m. Read more

March 30, 2009

Last Chance: House Committee Votes Tomorrow

The House Judiciary Committee met briefly today to discuss S.115, and then adjourned so that committee members could review the extensive record of documents received during the course of their hearings.  Tomorrow, they begin their work at 8:30 a.m.; they'll discuss S.115 and any potential amendments throughout the day, and are expected to vote the bill out of committee by the end of the day.  

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March 25, 2009

Calls Needed, House Judiciary Committee Begins

The House Judiciary Committee has begun its hearings on S.115, and the opposition has redoubled its efforts.  National opposition web sites and action alerts are driving calls to Vermont legislators.  We MUST make sure they hear from US, fellow Vermonters.

Call your Representative at home or leave a message with the Statehouse Sergeant-at-Arms, 802-828-2228.  Either way, give your address SO THEY KNOW YOU'RE A CONSTITUENT.  

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March 24, 2009

Final Senate Vote: S.115 passes on voice vote!

Third Reading Vote

The Vermont Senate passed S.115 in its final vote this morning. You can watch clips from yesterday’s historic Senate debate online

If you haven’t thanked the Senators who supported this bill, we urge you to do so. The House Judiciary Committee takes up the bill this afternoon, and is expected to hold hearings through the week. We encourage you to come. Click here to view the House Judiciary Schedule. We’ll keep you updated.

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