The District of Columbia Council voted today to recognize same-sex marriages conducted in U.S. states that permit them.
Councilman Marion Barry voted for the measure on the first ballot, against it on the second. Perhaps that puzzling action indicates approval of marriages between bisexuals.
Same-sex marriage is currently legal in Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Four more states (Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York) are expected to permit same-sex marriages within the next year. Several more states recognize cetain legal aspects of same-sex unions.
Image (The Wedding Couple, after Abbott Handerson Thayer and Richard E. Miller) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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