Instead of ordering state officials to allow same-sex couples to marry, it invited the state Legislature to devise a solution: Boston Globe. New York Times. Its April report made no recommendation but detailed the differences between civil unions and marriage, including the terminology and rights and obligations associated with each status. Can military family get capital gains home-sale tax break? Known for picturesque foliage, quaint dairy farms and a counter-culture spirit, Vermont joins New England neighbors Connecticut and Massachusetts in allowing gay marriage.
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