Norcott Jr. Three other states — Vermont, New Jersey and New Hampshire — have adopted civil unions, but Connecticut was the first to do so without a court order. Subscribe to the Tampa Bay Times: Same sex marriage and us supreme court in Colchester now! The divided court ruled that gay and lesbian couples cannot be denied the freedom to marry under the state constitution, and Connecticut's civil unions law does not provide those couples with the same rights as heterosexual couples.
And yet, Rell added, "the Supreme Court has spoken. Our coronavirus coverage is free for the first 24 hours. Supporters say they need the constitutional ban to prevent legislators from changing the law or judges from overturning the law, as happened in California.
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Connecticut's Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry, making the state the third behind Massachusetts and California to legalize such unions. Sullivan, one of the more conservative members of the court, removed himself from the panel just days before the case was scheduled to be heard.
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