Same-sex Marriages Begin in Connecticut

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"A judge in Connecticut will today enter the final judgment in a case that allows same-sex marriages. Immediately after the hearing gay and lesbian couples will be able to get marriage licences. The Supreme Court of Connecticut overturned a ban on gay marriage last month, ruling that stopping same-sex partners from marrying was a violation of their constitutional rights. There have been more than 2,000 civil unions in the US state since they were legalised in 2005.
"I would bet that the majority of those people would change the civil unions to marriage," said Anne Stanback, president of gay rights group Love Makes a Family. "I think that you have people who've waited to get married and have not had civil unions." "