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...

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...

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...

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...

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