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Washington Gov. Signs Gay Marriage Into Law

Christine Gregoire's pen legalizes same-sex marriage

(Newser) - Gov. Christine Gregoire handed gay rights advocates a major victory, signing into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, making it the seventh in the nation to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. Gregoire signed the bill surrounded by gay rights supporters. "I'm proud... More »

Washington Guv: We Will Legalize Gay Marriage

Chris Gregoire declares her support publicly for the first time

(Newser) - Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire firmly declared her support for gay marriage yesterday, announcing that she will propose a law legalizing it in the state. For the past seven years, Gregoire has given vague answers on the topic, but she said it is her head and her heart leading her to... More »

Governors Call on DEA to Reclassify Pot

Washington, RI want medical pot regulated as Schedule II drug

(Newser) - The governors of Washington state and Rhode Island are petitioning the Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify marijuana as a drug with accepted medical uses. Washington's Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire and Independent Gov. Lincoln Chafee want pot switched from a Schedule I drug to Schedule II, which would allow it... More »

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