Thursday, April 21, 2005

3 down, 47 to go

Good news: Connecticut yesterday became the first state to pass legislation granting civil unions to same-sex couples without the impetus of a court decision. The law carefully defines marriage as one man and one woman, which creates a hitch (so to speak): same-sex civil unions from Vermont could be recognized in Connecticut (depending on things like Connecticut residency), but same-sex marriages from Massachusetts will not be.


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