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Saturday, March 27, 2004

Women to seek legal recognition of their marriage


Attorney says gay marriage must be allowed
By Evan Goodenow, Record-Journal staff
HAMDEN — Not allowing same-sex couples to marry is discriminatory and immoral, the attorney who won a landmark case allowing gay marriage in Massachusetts argued Friday.
"The decision is really a beacon of hope and a beacon of fairness," attorney Mary Bonauto told about 100 people who attended a gay marriage symposium at the Quinnipiac University School of Law.
"The history of our country shown that separate is seldom, if ever, equal,"


Maryland Moves Toward Recognizing Gay Couples
by Newscenter Staff
Posted: March 27, 2004 12:01 a.m. ET
(Annapolis, Maryland) It isn't marriage.  It isn't quite civil unions.  But, for gay and lesbian couples in Maryland it's a major step in the right direction. A key House committee voted Friday to approve creating a state registry for domestic partners to grant same-sex couples  grant them the right to make medical decisions for each other.


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