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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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 Mon Jun 21 22:22:14 EDT 2010 Jill Please take this step for equality.
431 Mon Jun 21 22:17:44 EDT 2010 Tyler Do the right thing and sign the bill into law!!
430 Mon Jun 21 22:12:45 EDT 2010 Justin Dont turn your back on the promise of 2002!
429 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
428 Mon Jun 21 18:27:20 EDT 2010 Toby
427 Fri Jun 11 10:09:30 EDT 2010 Michael
426 Thu Jun 10 21:39:23 EDT 2010 Carol Berlin
425 Thu Jun 10 16:09:38 EDT 2010 Jennifer
424 Thu Jun 10 15:54:44 EDT 2010 Brandie
423 Thu Jun 10 15:44:10 EDT 2010 Harper Jean I hope Governor Lingle will decide to be on the right side of history.
422 Tue Jun 01 06:30:50 EDT 2010 Jon Singleton
421 Sun May 30 02:39:52 EDT 2010 michael
420 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....
419 Sat May 22 21:51:22 EDT 2010 Patricia
418 Mon May 17 22:05:09 EDT 2010 Scott Scott D. Schmidt

428 Launiu Street

Honolulu, HI 96815

The Hon. Gov. Linda Lingle

State More....
417 Sun May 16 17:49:25 EDT 2010 Bryon Governor Lingle, There is really no good reason for you not to sign this bill. If one ignores the religous fanatics who think they can force everyone to live as they do, this bill is a simple matter of More....
416 Fri May 14 13:58:23 EDT 2010 Lynda Smith Every American is entitled to the same rights.
415 Thu May 13 23:55:22 EDT 2010 Sharon Soler
414 Thu May 13 17:15:08 EDT 2010 Jack As a regular visitor who has spent much time in Hawaii, and may move there, I do hope Gov. Lingle will sign this bill.
413 Thu May 13 16:09:17 EDT 2010 Gary
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