Hawaiian Lawmakers Decline to Vote on Civil Unions

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Lawmakers in Hawaii have declined to vote on a bill that would have allowed civil unions for same-sex couples. Essentially this tables the measure, until next year, when the vote could come up again. 

A narrow majority of representatives would have voted for civil unions, cited State house officials, but they decided to indefinitely postpone a decision on whether to grant gay and lesbian couples some of the same rights and