New Hampshire gay marriage

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NH Lawmakers Vote to Uphold Gay Marriage

But opponents vow to continue the fight

(Newser) - Gay marriage is still the law of the land in New Hampshire, after a move to repeal it failed last night. The bill failed 211-116, the New Hampshire Union Leader reports, with 119 Republicans and 92 Democrats voting against it. Only 115 Republicans and one Democrat voted aye. “These... More »

GOP Lawmakers Want to Repeal Gay Marriage in NH

But some Republicans hope to skip the contentious issue

(Newser) - As gay marriage makes strides in states such as New Jersey and Washington , it's getting walked backward in New Hampshire. The "Live Free or Die" state became the sixth to legalize gay marriage less than three years ago , but now some of the top leaders in the Republican-controlled... More »

NH Paper Rejects Gay Wedding Announcement

Publisher says it's not anti-gay, it just opposes the state's law

(Newser) - New Hampshire's Union Leader has gone from reporting the news to being the news after it refused to publish a gay couple's wedding announcement—a move that has become an election issue. As one of five states that recognizes gay marriage, Democratic Senate candidate Paul Hodes is pushing publisher Joe... More »

First Gay Couples Marry in NH

New year brings new law for same-sex unions

(Newser) - The New Year brought a new law to New Hampshire, where midnight ceremonies took advantage of the fact that gay marriage is now legal in the state. As 2010 dawned, a bill signed last June became law, and the Granite State joined Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, and Vermont in recognizing same-sex... More »

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