New York Times: Washington State Ref. 71 Would Extend Protections to Gay Couples

The New York Times
November 1, 2009
Opponents of Referendum 71, which seeks to preserve Wash. state's expanded domestic partnership law, have "cast the measure as a strategic step for the LGBT community to ultimately win full marriage rights." LGBT equality advocates, however, assert that R-71 "is not about a theoretical end game," and is about "very real families living in our state right now without legal protections.” [Link]