New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has
at last spoken about a gay marriage bill lawmakers passed: He wants
Press is reporting that Lynch will sign the bill if it is
altered to strengthen protections for churches opposed to gay
The bill is on its way to the
governor's desk but remains in the Legislature.
The bill passed by lawmakers allows
churches the discretion to conduct religious marriages for gay and
lesbian couples. Lynch, however, said Thursday he would like to see
clearer language on the issue.
Gay marriage is legal in four New
England states, where a majority of voters approve of gay marriage.
Iowa legalized gay marriage last month.