NH passed the Gay Marriage Bill today!!!! We are the 6th state to make it legal! I am so proud of us! Next year, I can finally marry the love of my life! The best part is that they will convert Civil Unions to Marriage for free!
The following is an excerpt from Governor Lynch's statement after he signed the bill into law today. I think it is very poignant and shows that he truly does serve the people of NH!
It is my hope, and my belief, that New Hampshire will again come together to embrace tolerance and respect, and to stand against discrimination.
That has how we in New Hampshire have always lived our lives and that is how we will continue as we move forward.
Most families in New Hampshire will awaken tomorrow, go to work and to school, and feel no impact from what we have accomplished today.
But for some, they will awaken tomorrow knowing we have said to them that they are equal, that they have the same rights to live and to love as everyone else.
Today is a day to celebrate in New Hampshire. Today should not be considered a victory for some and a loss for others.
Today is a victory for all the people of New Hampshire, who I believe, in our own independent way, want tolerance for all.
That is truly the New Hampshire way.