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41 More States to Go!

As of November 7, 2012, nine states plus the District of Columbia have passed marriage equality laws:

1. Massachusetts – May 17, 2004

2. Connecticut – November 12, 2008

3. Iowa – April 27, 2009

4. Vermont – April 7, 2009 (effective September 1, 2009)

5. New Hampshire – June 3, 2009 (effective January 1, 2010)

6. New York – June 24, 2011

7. Maryland – March 1, 2012 (upheld on November 6, 2012 and becomes effective on January 1, 2013)

8. Maine – November 6, 2012 (becomes effective around January 5, 2013)

9. Washington – February 13, 2012 (upheld on November 6, 2012 and becomes effective around December 5, 2012)

Plus the District of Columbia on December 18, 2009 (effective March 3, 2010)

 

We still have 41 more states to go!  Be sure to take time to celebrate each victory and re-energize. We have many battles ahead before marriage equality becomes a reality for all Americans.  We’ll get there. It’s a matter of time.

 

 

  • Jax Dexter

    I am happy!!!! congress should pass a federal law require all states accept gay marriages.