Let the Hawaii Civil Unions Bill Become Law!

Republican Governor Linda Lingle is reportedly undecided about whether to sign or veto Hawaii's civil unions bill.

On April 29th, the Hawaii Legislature overwhelmingly passed House Bill 444, which grants same-sex couples in civil unions "the same rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities" as those enjoyed by married couples. 

IF SIGNED INTO LAW, this bill will dramatically improve the lives of thousands of Hawaii families, and it will help add momentum to the nation-wide movement for equal rights. 

IF VETOED, it could be years before Hawaiians get another chance to take a step towards equality. 

Governor Lingle has until July 6th to sign, veto, or allow the bill to automatically become law. 
Add your voice today, before it's too late!  Make sure Governor Lingle hears your story and knows how important this issue is to you! 

Gay and lesbian couples deserve a chance to join in all the rights, responsibilities, and traditions of other families. I ask that Governor Lingle sign House Bill 444, the Hawaii Civil Unions bill, into law!
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Number Date Name Comment (optional):
437 Wed Jun 23 12:29:35 EDT 2010 Anonymous I have visited Hawaii 5 times in the past few years. This legislation is important to equal rights but also the Hawaiian economy.
436 Tue Jun 22 18:11:06 EDT 2010 Cathy It's the right thing to do.
435 Tue Jun 22 17:28:44 EDT 2010 Stephanie Rodriguez
434 Tue Jun 22 09:31:13 EDT 2010 David Sign the bill, or start sleeping in!
433 Tue Jun 22 08:38:45 EDT 2010 Marsha Keep your promise.
432 Tue Jun 22 02:24:35 EDT 2010 Anonymous
431 Tue Jun 22 01:51:19 EDT 2010 Brittany All people deserve to be treated equally.
430 Mon Jun 21 22:27:16 EDT 2010 Alan
429 Mon Jun 21 22:22:14 EDT 2010 Jill Please take this step for equality.
428 Mon Jun 21 22:17:44 EDT 2010 Tyler Do the right thing and sign the bill into law!!
427 Mon Jun 21 22:12:45 EDT 2010 Justin Dont turn your back on the promise of 2002!
426 Mon Jun 21 21:57:33 EDT 2010 Laurel Be remembered for furthering justice, not hobbling it.
425 Mon Jun 21 21:06:30 EDT 2010 Michael Do this for the love and happiness people have in their hearts and want to share with someone who completes them
424 Mon Jun 21 20:56:00 EDT 2010 Kevin
423 Mon Jun 21 18:27:20 EDT 2010 Toby
422 Mon Jun 21 17:45:06 EDT 2010 Patricia Vote for either civil unions or same sex mariage. it's only the right thing to do.
People should not be denied the rights of other due to sexual persuasion.
421 Fri Jun 11 10:09:30 EDT 2010 Michael
420 Thu Jun 10 21:39:23 EDT 2010 Carol Berlin
419 Thu Jun 10 16:09:38 EDT 2010 Jennifer
418 Thu Jun 10 15:54:44 EDT 2010 Brandie
417 Thu Jun 10 15:44:10 EDT 2010 Harper Jean I hope Governor Lingle will decide to be on the right side of history.
416 Tue Jun 01 06:30:50 EDT 2010 Jon Singleton
415 Sun May 30 02:39:52 EDT 2010 Michael
414 Tue May 25 17:46:50 EDT 2010 Blair Hawaii is my all time favorite place in the world. As a marriage commissioner in Canada which has legalized same-sex marriage, we are doing just fine. It is my sincere hope that Hawaii will demonstrate More....
413 Sat May 22 21:51:22 EDT 2010 Patricia
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