I've got a new hero:
James Neilly is a Junior in High School in Vermont, and he testified last Friday on the same-gender marriage battle:
It's amazing to me that James is this eloquent and self-assured at 17.
His parents should be proud of him.
The Gay (GLBTQ) Community should be proud of him.
I know I'm proud of him.
Bravo, James. Bravo!
The news as of now - Vermont's Senate voted 26 to 4 in favor of same gender marriage on Monday. Now it's going to the House, which is also expected to pass the law.
The Governor, however, on Wednesday said he's going to veto it.
It's "unclear" whether the legislature will try to override a possible veto... (Check out this CNN article here for more details.)