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By | 2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00 August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

“I’ve asked myself that many times and the answer always comes back, ‘No, I would not change my vote.’ I saw it as hurting a large group of people in Michigan. They are our brothers and sisters and I couldn’t do that to them.”
Incumbent State Rep. Lorence Wenke (R – Kalamazoo) on his vote against Michigan’s anti-equal marriage amendment.

“There are some votes I may sit back and think about whether I did the right thing, but that’s not one of them. The government shouldn’t be in this issue.”
State Rep. Leon Drolet (R – Macomb County) on his vote against Michigan’s anti-equal marriage amendment.

“My truth is that I am a gay American.”
James E. McGreevey, governor of New Jersey, during his resignation speech Aug. 12.

“Del is 83 years old, and I am 79. After being together for more than 50 years, it is a terrible blow to have the rights and protections of marriage taken away from us. At our age, we do not have the luxury of time.”
Phyllis Lyon, as quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle Aug. 13. Lyon and Del Martin were the first couple married at San Francisco’s City Hall in February.

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