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With the governor's signature, Hawaii legalizes gay marriage
With the governor's signature, Hawaii legalizes gay marriage

Hawaii became the 15th state to legalize same-sex marriage Wednesday as Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law that will allow gay weddings as soon as Dec. 2.  "Finally, today now all those who have been invisible will be visible to themselves and the whole world," Abercrombie said before he sat down and signed the bill. Abercrombie said that he never thought he would "have both the opportunity and responsibility" to do something as profound as the legalizing of same-sex marriage. He likened moment to the signing of Title IX, the landmark 1972 law that banned sexual discrimination in educational programs that receive federal funds, which he said affected "the universe for women for...

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