Friday, October 23, 2009

D.C. Council expected to hold its largest hearing ever on proposed marriage equality legislation on October 26th

10/23/09 Washington Post D.C. Wire Blog:

On October 26th, the D.C. Council's Committee on Public Safety & Judiciary will hold a hearing on the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009. According to the Washington Post, the hearing may be the largest that the Council has held. Over 260 individuals hope to testify, and the hearing is now expected to last two days. (The second day has been scheduled on November 2nd.) Also on October 26th, the D.C. Elections and Ethics Board will hold a hearing on whether to qualify the Marriage Initiative of 2009 for the ballot. The Alliance Defense Fund represents the "coalition" that filed the Initiative, according to ADF's press release about the Elections Board hearing.

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