More: Connecticut court overturns gay marriage ban
Posted on October 11, 2008
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The court found that the state’s law limiting marriage to heterosexual couples discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation.
Connecticut is now the third state in the country to allow gay marriage, following neighboring Massachusetts, the first state to allow it, and California. Connecticut already permitted same-sex civil unions that grant largely the same state rights as to married couples, but lack the full, federal legal protections of marriage.
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