Suquamish Tribe Approves Same-Sex Marriages

Suquamish Tribe Approves Same-Sex Marriages

ICTMN Staff
8/2/11

In a move Monday, the Suquamish Tribal Council changed its ordinances to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.

According to the Kitsap Sun, the new ordinance means gay couples are afforded all the rights heterosexual couples are allowed on the reservation and other places in which gay marriages are allowed.

Heather Purser, a 28-year-old, who has been pushing for the change in the tribe’s law for the past four years, has finally seen it come to fruition.

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Congrats to the members of the Suquamish nation for recognizing and supporting the belief in equality. I think this is a positve step in the right direction. Thanks Heather Purser and everyone else who worked on this landmark decision. LEADING us into the future.
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