SHAHEEN PRAISES BIPARTISAN VOTE IN SUPPORT OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

March 21, 2012

(Washington, D.C.) –U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the below statement following the news that the New Hampshire House voted to reject a bill that would have repealed same-sex marriage.  The vote was 202-133 against the repeal.

“I want to praise all the Democrats and Republicans in the New Hampshire House who came together today to stand up against efforts to repeal gay marriage in our state. We must continue to push back against discrimination and any efforts to undo the progress that has been made to advance equal rights for gay and lesbian couples.”

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