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1 | Vermont Gay Marriage Gains Momentum While Californians await a decision from the state supreme court on whether a referendum banning gay marriage will be upheld, other parts of the country appear to be moving in favor of same-sex unions. Vermont and Iowa legalized the practice in early April; the District of Columbia will vote in May on whether to recognize other states' unions.

Vermont The state legislature voted on April 7 to override Governor Jim Douglas' veto of a bill allowing same-sex marriages

District of Columbia In a preliminary vote, the D.C. council voted on April 7 to recognize...

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