Politics

Wash. State Rep. Maureen Walsh's Emotional Gay Marriage Speech

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

State Rep. Maureen Walsh was one of just two Republicans to vote in favor of a bill to approve gay marriage in Washington state. During debate on Wednesday she gave an emotional speech explaining why. Her voice breaking at times, she recalled the death of her husband; how much she misses him, and that she cannot deny other people from being with the one they love: