In a final vote, the council voted 11-2. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty has promised to sign the bill.The action was expected as most council members expressed support for the bill over the past several months of debate.During a rally Monday, council member David A. Catania (I-At Large), the lead sponsor of the bill, stated, "For the world to see gays and lesbian couples equal to straight couples in the nation's capital, that is an important message," according to The Washington Post.The rally drew hundreds of same-sex marriage supporters, including some clergy. The Human Rights Campaign, one of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations, plans to host a celebration Tuesday evening.....
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
By Nathan Black|Christian Post Reporter
The Washington D.C. City Council voted Tuesday to legalize same-sex marriage in the District.
Posted by De Sube at 12/15/2009 04:56:00 PM