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  •  Voting is important..... (5+ / 0-)
    One recent day after the Nov. 6 election, Linda Lambert was walking through Whatcom Community College, where she works, when she grabbed her partner's hand.

    "We can get married," Lambert said to Peck.

    `snip~

    "We were never convinced that this would happen in our lifetime," Peck said.

    "There's something sad and difficult to live through when the majority gets to vote on civil rights," Peck added. "It's hard to listen to the conversation, hard to listen to the debat.

    ~snip~

    They plan to marry sometime next spring. They will both be 70.

    Read more here: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/...

    While it makes me sad that two 70 year old people who love each other and want to marry have to be subjected to voter approval to do so, I'm very pleased that essential human right the is now the law in Wa. State.

    Love is the lasting legacy of our lives

    by princesspat on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 01:53:44 PM PST

    •  I saw a demonstration for marriage (3+ / 0-)

      equality in California on TV. One sign said,

      "Do I get a say in who you can marry?"

      And I thought it was perfect. Why should they need our approval?

      I hope these two have a beautiful wedding and many happy years together.

      You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore

      by Thomasina on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 08:26:00 PM PST

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