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Delaware becomes 11th state with gay marriage
AP ^ | 5/7/2013 | RANDALL CHASE

Posted on 05/07/2013 5:01:38 PM PDT by markomalley

A divided state Senate voted Tuesday to make Delaware the 11th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriage, after hearing hours of passionate testimony from supporters and opponents.

Less than an hour after the Senate's 12-9 vote, Democratic Gov. Jack Markell signed the measure into law.

"I do not intend to make any of you wait one moment longer," a smiling Markell told about 200 jubilant supporters who erupted in cheers and applause following the Senate vote.

"I am elated," said Scott Forrest, 50, of Newark, who entered into a same-sex civil union last year with his partner of almost 21 years, Kevin.

Delaware's same-sex marriage bill was introduced in the Democrat-controlled legislature barely a year after the state began recognizing same-sex civil unions. The bill won passage two weeks ago in the state House on a 23-18 vote.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: delaware; homosexualagenda; jackmarkell; scottforrest

1 posted on 05/07/2013 5:01:38 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

In the past week we have seen Rhode Island and Delaware become fag loving states. Just added Delaware to the list of places I won’t go and spend money.


2 posted on 05/07/2013 5:06:52 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: markomalley

Gay...


3 posted on 05/07/2013 5:08:25 PM PDT by SSDecontrol
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To: markomalley

It sounds like Delaware has a large homosexual population.


4 posted on 05/07/2013 5:08:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: markomalley

Despicable.


5 posted on 05/07/2013 5:10:29 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

real justice will come.


6 posted on 05/07/2013 5:12:37 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: markomalley

Let them go ahead. The next violent hurricane that blows thru there just might be even worse than the last one.


7 posted on 05/07/2013 5:12:53 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: mardi59

Any state that elects Clueless Joe Biden to the Senate will vote stupidly on other things as well.


8 posted on 05/07/2013 5:15:39 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: markomalley

Democrats are the enemies of freedom.

Democrats are the enemies of God’s Word.

Democrats have now declared open war on those who follow Christ.

Soon, one will not be able to speak God’s Word because it will be “hateful”.

Persecution is coming.

And the Dems will be leading the charge.

Delaware is a 60/40 Dem state on its best day for the GOP. The Dems are Obama lackies, especially Gov. Markell.

Now, of marriage is not one man and one woman, and is now based on people loving each other and what makes them happy, on what basis shall polygamy, polyandry, incest, bestiality and plural marriages be denied?

A democrat majority in both houses and the the governorship decided this question, not the people of Delaware.


9 posted on 05/07/2013 5:15:43 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: markomalley

Fag states can go burn in hell. Any pestilence that visits them, I wouldn’t lift a finger to help.


10 posted on 05/07/2013 5:16:25 PM PDT by greene66
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To: exit82
A democrat majority in both houses and the the governorship decided this question, not the people of Delaware.

The people decided this question by electing them. Sad, but true.

11 posted on 05/07/2013 5:17:39 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: markomalley

Hell continues to enlarge herself.

Isaiah 5:14-16 (KJV)

[14] Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.[15] And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled: [16] But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.


12 posted on 05/07/2013 5:18:00 PM PDT by nonsporting
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To: greene66
Fag states can go burn in hell.

I feel like that, too. But in my case, where the liberal part of the state did this while the sparsely populated conservative part where I live opposed it by 70%, I hope my part of the state gets exempted from eternal damnation. I really do.

13 posted on 05/07/2013 5:22:31 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

Yes, to an extent, that is true.

But not one of these representatives ran on any of the things they are now voting on. Not on replacing marriage, as civil unions had just be approved one year ago.

Not on gun restrictions, of which we are in the middle of fighting here.

No on same day voting registration.

Not on making permanent four temporary taxes that were due to expire.

If they had, many of them would not have been elected last year.

This is all being pushed by Markell and his inner Dem circle, with co-ordination from Joe Biden and White House.


14 posted on 05/07/2013 5:25:29 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: heye2monn

Any state that elects Clueless Joe Biden to the Senate will vote stupidly on other things as well.

*******

That is just one more state I don’t care to visit. They believe they are so PC, but spitting in the Lords face is not a good idea.


15 posted on 05/07/2013 5:25:53 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: markomalley
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16 posted on 05/07/2013 5:26:17 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

You beat me to it.


17 posted on 05/07/2013 5:46:47 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“It sounds like Delaware has a large homosexual population.”

Or, it’s just one more state where the citizens were not allowed to vote for traditional marraige.


18 posted on 05/07/2013 5:57:25 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: markomalley

The road to hell is paved with bad intentions camouflaged as ‘good’. Scrooge Delaware anyway—its just Marylands lil sister.


19 posted on 05/07/2013 6:43:17 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: markomalley

Joe Biden must be elated at DE, which has always done everthing he asked.


20 posted on 05/07/2013 7:11:24 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: markomalley
"Gay activists are sexual Marxists. Legitimizing same-sex unions as a warm-up act. Ultimately they want to eliminate any barriers, and signposts, that limit or channel the exercise of human sexuality"

Don Feder

21 posted on 05/07/2013 7:41:55 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: tflabo
Leviticus 20:13
22 posted on 05/07/2013 7:47:06 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: All

Bump

the MSM is in censor mode to stealth pass the issue.


23 posted on 05/08/2013 9:48:21 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: exit82

Does Deleware have a referendum process to pass a traditional marriage protection amendment?


24 posted on 05/08/2013 10:15:53 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

My impression is that DE does not have a referendum process.

I have not seen one on my 7 years here.


25 posted on 05/08/2013 2:33:38 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: exit82

I hope you’re right and Delaware residents will be outraged about this, but I doubt they didn’t know what they were voting for.


26 posted on 05/08/2013 3:50:01 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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