Friday, June 26, 2015
By Mark Pazniokaswww.ctmirror.org
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision today declaring same-sex marriage to be a right under the Constitution was celebrated by politicians and activists in Connecticut, a state that banned housing and employment discrimination based on sexual orientation in 1991 and legalized same-sex civil unions in 2005 and marriage in 2008.
The decision was handed down on Pride Day, an annual observance in the gay community. It will be celebrated at 5 p.m. at the Hartford Pride observance at the Old State House in Hartford.
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