Retrieved July 19, Fontbonne Academy Their legal marriage — and the hundreds of others performed for same-sex couples across the state that day — were the result of a ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Court, which had declared in November that same-sex couples had the legal right to marry in the state. District Court Judge Bernard A. As the sun rose and other city and towns halls across Massachusetts opened, there were crowds waiting outside them, too.
Julie and I were together for 19 years.
The state enacted a gay antidiscrimination law in the third in the country after Wisconsin and New Hampshire and under the liberal Republican Governor William Weld enacted legislation protecting the rights of gay high school students, a national first. Until then, I intend to follow the law and expect others to do the same. Louisville Courier-Journal.
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