MONTPELIER, VT, Apr 26 ( – Yesterday the Vermont legislature voted 79-68 to approve homosexual ‘civil unions’ giving practicing homosexuals all the rights and privileges of married couples except the term “marriage.” Governor Dean Howard has said he would sign the bill, which was mandated by a state Supreme Court decision.

The law is all the more controversial since it specifically did not include residency requirements, thus enabling homosexual couples from other states to obtain Vermont civil union licenses and then sue for benefits in their own states.

Original source: The Washington Times


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