Hosted by Representatives Bob McDermott and Gene Ward
October 23, 2013; Hawaii State Capitol, Room 329, 5:30 pm
(Background: On September 9th, Governor Neil Abercrombie issued a Proclamation calling for the State House and State Senate to reconvene for a Special Session for consideration of legislation his administration authored concerning same-gender marriage. The Special Session will commence on Monday, October 28, 2013.
Testimony by Experts in the Field: • Prof. Lynn Wardle, BYU Law School: “Family Law + Marriage Impacts” • Mr. Phil Lees: Ontario, Canada Teacher and Marriage Advocate • O’Reilly’s Bed and Breakfast: legal experiences from Vermont • Prof. Mark Regnerus: “The Sociology of the Family and Children” • William Duncan, Director, “Marriage Law Foundation”