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On January 31, 2013
HARRISBURG, January 31, 2013 – A newly released Quinnipiac poll has shed new light on Pennsylvanians’ views on marriage equality, said Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) in a statement released today. That poll, conducted earlier this month, concluded that although Pennsylvania voters are still divided on same-sex marriage, support is on the rise among voters 18 [...]
On June 27, 2011
HARRISBURG, June 27, 2011 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery), Pennsylvania’s champion for marriage equality and LGBT rights, today offered his congratulations to lawmakers in New York state who recently approved a measure legalizing same sex marriage.
On April 3, 2011
When you follow politics closely, every election night comes with its exhilarating wins and heartbreaking losses. Some years there are more of one than the other, but every year is, to some extent, a mixed bag. This year, the toughest loss for me to watch was the decision by the voters of Maine to (albeit narrowly) overturn by referendum the legislature’s legalization of same-sex marriage.
On March 25, 2010
HARRISBURG, March 25, 2010– State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) announced the success of last night’s marriage equality debate against Maggie Gallagher from the National Organization for Marriage, an organization that believes that traditional marriage will suffer if same sex couples are permitted to marry.
On March 16, 2010
HARRISBURG, March 16, 2010 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning defeated a bill that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman only.
On February 4, 2010
HARRISBURG, February 4, 2010 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) today announced that he will participate in upcoming Freedom to Marry Week events, and will host a 3 p.m. press conference on Monday, February 8.
On February 3, 2010
I have recently introduced SB 935, a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
I do so now for several reasons. First, because many other states are moving to consider this issue, including Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Iowa and Washington D.C. which have recently passed legislation. New York and New Jersey soon will. Further, a bill banning same-sex marriage was recently introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate and it is important to provide the legislature with a timely pro-civil-rights, pro-family alternative.
On July 11, 2009
HARRISBURG, July 8, 2009 – State Sen. Daylin Leach, Delaware/ Montgomery, today gathered with supporters at the Capitol Building to introduce Senate Bill 935 which would offer full and equal marriage rights to same-sex couples in Pennsylvania. Under the bill, Pennsylvania would also recognize same-sex marriages conducted in other states.
HARRISBURG, June 29, 2009 – Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Delaware/Montgomery, today announced plans to hold a press conference in Harrisburg to gain support for a bill he introduced that would offer full and equal marriage rights to same-sex couples in Pennsylvania. Under Senate Bill 935, Pennsylvania would also recognize same-sex marriages conducted in other states.
HARRISBURG, May 27, 2009 – Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Delaware/Montgomery, today announced plans to introduce a bill that would offer full and equal marriage rights to same-sex couples in Pennsylvania. Under the new legislation, Pennsylvania would also recognize same-sex marriages conducted in other states.