the span of just a month, legislatures in all three states in northern New England have endorsed same-sex marriage. But
legal experts say those votes never would have happened without court cases in Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut in which gay and lesbian couples demanded the right
Beth Robinson is Board Chair of the Vermont Freedom to Marry Task Force. She says California’s Supreme Court decision to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage will have a huge impact in Vermont,
the first state in the union to support Civil Unions in 2000.
Robinson speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.