Conn. High Court: Civil Unions Discriminate

Connecticut's Supreme Court ruled today that gays and lesbians should be afforded the same basic right to marry as any other citizen of the state, paving the way for same-sex marriages to begin in that state before the end of the year. The court's opinion says that Connecticut's current "scheme [civil unions] discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation." Republican Gov. Jodi Rell said she disagreed with the ruling, but said the state would not challenge it, convinced "that attempts to...Full Story
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