Friday, September 02, 2005

Schwarzeneggar Threatens Veto of Gay Marriage Bill

By Jordan Rau and Nancy Vogel, LA Times Staff Writers

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate voted Thursday to allow homosexuals to marry, becoming the first legislative body in the United States to embrace the idea and setting off a scramble for three votes needed for passage in the Assembly...

Signaling a likely veto if it does pass, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's spokeswoman said he preferred to let judges sort out the legality of gay marriage; such a case is moving toward the state Supreme Court.

This is consistent with Schwazeneggar's long-standing position of gay marriage:
"I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman,"


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