Postedon Oct 04, 2010 at 08:00 am
The freedom to marry is a key election issue in the Hawaii gubernatorial race.
The Republican candidateis proposing a constitutional ban on marriage for same-sex couples, while the Democratic nominee opposes the ban and supports civil unions.
Postedon Sep 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm
After a bitter campaign marked by mudslinging and contentious divisions over race, religion and gay rights, two longtime political rivals in Hawaii meet in a primary Saturday to decide which Democrat will try to recapture the governor's seat from Republican hands after eight years.
Postedon Jul 29, 2010 at 03:43 pm
Six same-sex couples in Hawaii are filing a lawsuit Thursday asking for the same rights as married couples, three weeks after Gov. Linda Lingle vetoed a civil unions measure for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am
Marriage equality has seen more ups and downs than a soccer game, because America's right wing keeps changing the goalposts.
Postedon Jul 12, 2010 at 03:30 pm
John Culhane on civil unions: "...[they] may well have been – and may, in some states, even continue to be – politically necessary compromises, way stations of a sort on the route to full marriage equality. But we should continue to point out that there’s plenty in a name."
Postedon Jul 10, 2010 at 11:00 am
Jonathan Capehart criticizes Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle's decision to veto the state's civil unions bill:
"The Hawaiian legislature must override Lingle’s veto. To do otherwise is to break faith with same-sex couples in the Aloha State -- and to be on the wrong side of history with Lingle."
Postedon Jul 08, 2010 at 10:00 am
Michael Sargeant, Executive Director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, issues a statement in response to Governor Lingle's veto of the civil union bill in Hawaii.