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Dan Swecker
Gregoire proposes bill to legalize gay marriage
Gregoire proposes bill to legalize gay marriage

“It’s time, it’s the right thing to do,” Gov. Christine Gregoire said Wednesday as she introduced legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in the state. It was clearly an emotional day for Gregoire, who is in her final year in office and who up to now has publicly opposed gay marriage.  Indeed, she let it be known that since being elected she has struggled privately with this issue. “I have not liked where I have been for seven years,” she said Wednesday at an event with several gay marriage supporters to announce her proposal.  “I have sorted it out in my head and in my heart, and what’s more important to me is, I believe in...