Wyoming State Rep Equates Recognition of Counterfeit Marriage to MLK’s Civil Rights Fight

Posted on Log Cabin Republicans website as of Mar 6, 2007:

Republican Wyoming State Rep. Takes Courageous Stand for Basic Fairness

Republican Wyoming State Rep. Dan Zwonitzer (R-Cheyenne) urged his colleagues to vote against a discriminatory bill that would have banned recognition of marriages for same-sex couples performed in other states, saying

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“I believe this is the civil rights struggle of my generation…If standing up for equal rights costs me my seat, so be it. I will let history be my judge—the overall theme is fairness, and you know it. I hope you will all let history be your judge with this vote.”

Read the full text of Rep. Zwonitzer’s remarks.

This article was posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2007 at 8:18 pm and is filed under "Civil Unions" & "Gay Marriage", Candidates & Elected Officials, Log Cabin Republicans, Pending Legislation. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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