Hawaii's new governor Neil Abercrombie — the same man who "found" Barack Obama's birth certificate and openly mocks birthers — signed into law a bill yesterday that legalizes civil unions for same-sex couples. According to CNN, Abercrombie said during the ceremony:

"This is a prime example of exercising civic courage. It is about doing what is right, no matter how difficult, no matter how much opposition."

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