TITLE

Jane Swift sends a message

AUTHOR(S)
Epperly, Jeff
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Bay Windows;8/2/2001, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the opposition of Massachusetts Acting Governor Jane Swift to a proposed amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriages. Decision of Swift to nominate gay lawyers to a position on the Massachusetts Appeals Court; Position of Swift on the issue of same-sex marriage.
ACCESSION #
15817536

 

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