Tuesday, April 07, 2009

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

On the heels of Iowa, Vermont becomes the latest U.S. state to say yes to the United States Constitution:

Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage

And D.C. is throwing their hat into the ring as well:

D.C. Council Votes To Recognize Gay Nuptials Elsewhere

"I think we're going to look back at this week as a moment when our entire country turned a corner," said Jennifer C. Pizer, national marriage project director for the advocacy group Lambda Legal.

I am giddy!

And as if things couldn't get better -- Kumar goes to White...House?

Kal Penn Joins White House Team (warning: House spoiler at link)

The White House has hired actor Kal Penn as a liaison between President Barack Obama's administration and Asian constituents. White House spokesman Shin Inouye said Tuesday that the actor who had a recurring role on Fox's TV show "House" and has starred in several movies would join the staff as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison.

I love Kal Penn. Loved him in both Harold and Kumar... films, loved him on House, loved him in The Namesake, love his politics. I am proud to have Kal Penn representing Asian-Americans in the Obama administration.

Is it really only Tuesday? What a week!

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