Tag Archives: Christine Gregoire

Love Wins In Washington State

JMG reader Matthew sends us this great clip of Gov. Christine Gregoire’s speech overlaid with a street celebration as marriage passed in Washington state. Two weeks later and I still can’t get enough of these images.

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WASHINGTON: Gov. Christine Gregoire Speaks At Marriage Equality Fundraiser

Clip description: State Representative Jamie Pedersen discusses his involvement in bringing marriage equality to Washington State, and subsequently introduces Governor Christine Gregoire as a huge champion of civil rights and marriage equality. Gov Gregoire shares her story and speaks out in support of APPROVING Referendum 74 at the concert, which also included performances by Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s ...

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Gregoire’s Letter To Christie

Igor Volsky reports that Christie has not bothered to respond. What a classy guy.

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WA Hate Group Reacts To Marriage

(Via – Good As You)

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VIDEO: WA Gov. Gregoire Delivers Impassioned Speech & Signs Bill

You won’t regret treating yourself to this fantastic bit of LGBT history. Our thanks again to Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire!(Via JMG reader Brandon)

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Washington Marriage Reactions

Washington United “We thank Gov. Gregoire for her tremendous leadership in passing this landmark legislation,” said Lacey All, Chair of Washington United for Marriage. “From her moving remarks endorsing the legislation to her unwavering courage and commitment throughout the legislative process, the Governor has been a key ally in forming the bipartisan coalition that passed this bill. Without her years ...

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VIDEO: Signing Of WA Marriage Bill

The ceremony is planned for 11:30am Washington time.Watch live online here.

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WA Gov To Sign Marriage Bill Today And Frothy Mix Will Be There To Protest

(Via Think Progress)

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Gov To Sign WA Marriage Bill On Monday

Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire will sign her state’s marriage equality bill on Monday morning, thereby setting the clock ticking on the rush to collect referendum signatures to block gay marriage at the ballot box. A statehouse signing ceremony in Olympia, Washington’s capital, was slated for 11:30 a.m. local time on Monday. The bill won final legislative approval from the state ...

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Washington & Maryland Governors Slam Chris Christie On Marriage Ballot Issue

(Via – Igor Volsky)

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Pelosi’s SOTU Guests

Noticeably absent: Chris Christie. (Tipped by JMG reader Brian)

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TODAY: Marriage Hearings For WA

Hearings begin today on Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire’s marriage equality bill. Both sides are expected to draw thousands of supporters to the state capital. Big crowds are expected for the hearings on Monday. Stand for Marriage Washington — a loosely organized coalition of conservative lawmakers, well-known evangelical pastors, the Tri-City Tea Party and the Constitution Party of Washington — predicts ...

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WA Gov. Chris Gregoire Explains Her Decision To Pursue Gay Marriage

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Ken Hutcherson: I’m Being Oppressed!

“As long as the Bible says it’s wrong, I’m going to fight against it like it’s the last thing I can do. It’s no different than any other sin. If someone walked around and said ‘We want to be a minority because we are divorcees,’ I would fight that just as much. It’s going to infringe upon my freedom of ...

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WA Gov. Chris Gregoire: I Will Introduce Bill To Make Gay Marriage Happen

“It is now time for our gay and lesbian citizens to be treated equally and that means marriage.” – Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire. Story developing, update here in minutes. UPDATE: The Seattle Times has more. Gov. Chris Gregoire on Wednesday said she’ll put forward legislation to legalize marriage for gay and lesbian couples. The proposal will be introduced during the ...

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Photo Of The Day

Yesterday Washington state Gov. Christine Gregoire signed the official certification enacting Washington’s “everything but marriage” law. The law is in effect as of today after being put on hold during the bigoted Referendum 71 fight. Domestic partners in Washington now have all the rights, benefits, and privileges of marriage couples. One of the best wins for the good guys in ...

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Today: Washington Gov. Gregoire To Sign “Everything But Marriage” Bill

Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire will sign that state’s “everything but marriage” domestic partners bill today. “The bill would give additional spousal rights and benefits to domestic partners, including same-sex couples and unmarried senior heterosexual couples, in various areas of state law.” A referendum to repeal the law is being spearheaded by noted homophobe Gary Randall’s Faith and Freedom Network, who ...

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