In a recent post, Senator Pat Steadman discussed thechallenges that stand before his civil unions bill
, whose previous version failed to get out of committee after all its GOP members rejected it.
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One of our readers isn't a big backer, either -- but for what appears to be a very different reason.
Honestly, I don't want civil unions. What I want is for my MARRIAGE to be recognized in every state I visit and especially the one in which I live and work. I want my MARRIAGE to receive the same benefits as my other married peers who happen to be straight. Civil Unions are a second class status and has no recognition under federal law. I know a lot say it's a stepping stone but to me, it's an insult and not good enough. I want marriage equality not second class leftovers.
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