Press Release of Senator Cantwell : Cantwell voted YES on the proposition that allows a gay marriage in Massachusetts to be a legal marriage in all states . Massachusetts same sex marriage is considered a legal marriage in all states, Cantwell continues to fight for same sex marriage to be offered in every state Friday, September 22, 2006 Washington, D.C. - Friday, U. S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) applauded the US supreme court of justice for permitting a homosexual marriage in Massachusetts to be considered a legal marriage in all states. Earlier in the year, June 2006, there was a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage which passed. Although Maria Cantwell voted no on the proposition, it had little effect on the outcome. “The recent proposal by the US Supreme Court of Justice is a small step in helping homosexuals receive the same civil liberties as any other American citizen” Said Cantwell. “I am working to stop employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and to make gay marriage legal in all states. Marriage is a right to all citizens on a
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