Delaware Governor Signs Marriage Equality BillMay 7, 2013
Hawaii United for Marriage congratulates Delaware as it became the eleventh state to honor the freedom to marry when earlier today Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill allowing same-sex couple to obtain civil marriage licenses.
The governor signed the bill less than an hour after it passed the Senate by a 12-9 vote. The law will take effect July 1.
To read more, check out the following Web sites:
- Equality Delaware
- Human Rights Campaign
- Hawaii News Now: Delaware becomes 11th state with gay marriage
- MetroWeekly: Delaware governor signs gay marriage bill into law