(Charnoff) Earlier today, the Massachussetts Supreme Court ruled that the state cannot deny gays and lesbians the right to marry.
In 1999, a Vermont Supreme Court decision led to a civil unions law, which allows same-sex couples the rights and benefits of marriage.
Here to talk about today’s ruling is Tom Little, a former Vermont legislator and prime author of Vermont’s civil unions law.
Mr. Little, can you compare the Vermont Supreme Court decision with today’s ruling in Massachussetts?
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(Host)Tom Little led the Vermont House effort to pass a civil unions law, and is currently general counsel for Vermont Student Assistance Corporation.