Marriage Equality in Vermont

The state legislature of Vermont has overridden Gov. Jim Douglas's veto of the same-sex marriage law.
The Vermont House has voted, 100-49 to override Gov. Jim Douglas' veto of a bill that would allow same-sex marriage.

Vermont will become the fourth state to legalize marriages of gay and lesbian couples. The others are Massachusetts, Connecticut and Iowa.

The Vermont Senate voted earlier this morning to override Gov. Jim Douglas' veto of the same-sex marriage legislation. The vote passed, 23-5.
It looked dicey there for a while; they needed a 2/3 majority to override -- 100 votes -- in the House to override, and they got exactly that.

Last week, Iowa; this week, Vermont. We're gaining on it.

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