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History in Connecticut

Filed By Ed Team | October 12, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: Connecticut Supreme Court, marriage equality, New Jersey

"We conclude that, in light of the history of pernicious discrimination faced by
gay men and lesbians, and because the institution of marriage carries with it a status and significance that the newly created classification of civil unions does not embody, the segregation of heterosexual and homosexual couples into separate institutions constitutes a cognizable harm."

-- The Connecticut Supreme Court in a 4-3 ruling that civil unions are not equal and the state has to recognize same-sex couples with marriage.


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