Connecticut Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

From CNN.com:

“To decide otherwise would require us to apply one set of constitutional principles to gay persons and another to all others. The guarantee of equal protection under the law, and our obligation to uphold that command, forbids us from doing so. In accordance with these state constitutional requirements, same sex couples cannot be denied the freedom to marry.”

I love this statement! “Constitutional principles” indeed.

Full article: Connecticut Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage (opens in new window)

From NYTimes.com

“Like these once prevalent views, our conventional understanding of marriage must yield to a more contemporary appreciation of the rights entitled to constitutional protection,”

Full article: Gay Marriage Is Ruled Legal in Connecticut

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