The State Net Capitol Journal Says this year's Election will Bring Huge Social Change Regardless of Which Candidates Voters Choose

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The coming election will mark a huge social change in America, with the election of either the first black president or the first woman vice president. But as the October 20th issue of the State Net Capitol Journal reports, Election Day 2008 could also be a watershed for millions of gay and lesbian Americans who seek marriage equality.

The coming election will mark a huge social change in America, with the election of either the first black president or the first woman vice president. But as the October 20th issue of the State Net Capitol Journal reports, Election Day 2008 could also be a watershed for millions of gay and lesbian Americans who seek marriage equality.

"The decisions favoring same-sex marriage by the California high court in May and by the Connecticut high court this month, both by a single vote, suggest that the legal system is moving, albeit slowly, toward recognizing that gays and lesbians are fully equal under the Constitution," reports Lou Cannon, who authored the story.

To get the full story, check out the new issue of the State Net Capitol Journal on the State Net Web site at http://www.statenet.com.

About State Net
State Net (http://www.statenet.com) has helped organizations track legislative and regulatory developments for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Sacramento, State Net monitors every bill in the 50 states, District of Columbia and Congress as well as all state agency regulations. The company delivers online services, issue-based consultation and analysis that enable the nation's leading organizations to effectively respond to opportunities and risks across the nation.

The State Net Capitol Journal delivers coverage of public policy issues from all 50 states. Featuring analysis of emerging trends, state budgets, governors, legislatures and elections, SNCJ readers gain an intelligent overview of the major political issues and events in state governments.

References: Cannon, Lou. (2008, October 20). "Beyond Race and Gender: the Election of 2008" State Net Capitol Journal. http://www.statenet.com

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