Watch Nevada senator's touching public proposal to boyfriend

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Thursday 09 October 2014 18:10
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Nevada senator Kelvin Atkinson made a heartwarming proposal to his boyfriend at an event to celebrate the state's decision to overturn its ban on gay marriage this week.

Woody, I know it has been six years, they haven’t always been great, but we have been great partners. The one person I trust the most, to be there with me, to be there for me, to be that confidant, to be my friend and my partner. So I’m saying it in front of everyone. Will you marry me?

The Democrat had been a strong advocate of overturning the ban and came out publicly last year during a senate debate about the subject.

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