Snyder of the U. Witzleb, Normann, "Marriage as the 'Last Frontier'? In Novemberthe Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that excluding same-sex couples from the benefits of civil marriage violated the state constitution, and in February that court further held that a "civil union" law would not be sufficient, and on May 17, Massachusetts became the first state in the United States where same-sex marriage per se is legal.
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