You may want to consult a Connecticut family lawyer about your marriage. The Boston Globe. Legal status of same-sex unions. Therefore, unless the legislature acts to repeal the civil union laws, a civil union remains a valid option for same-sex couples. Governor Jodi Rell signed the bill into law later the same day, and it went into effect on October 1, Justice Peter T.
July 12, Retrieved March 8, October 5, R What is the status of civil unions in Connecticut? Connecticut State Department of Public Health. Love Makes a Family January 31, Democrats backed same-sex civil unions 66—29 percent and same-sex marriage 53—42 percent.
Downes71 Conn. On November 12,the first marriage licenses were issued to same-sex couples in Connecticut. To obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate, you must submit your request to the vital records office of the town where the marriage occurred, or the town s where the parties to the marriage resided at the time of the marriage, or the State Vital Records Office.
They argued that this discrimination violated the equality and liberty provisions of the Connecticut Constitution and were supported by the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union. The Advocate. Archived from the original same sex marriage couples in Connecticut August 7, Connecticut has provided benefits to same-sex partners of state employees since
April 2, January 4, Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. The Connecticut decision, which elicited strong dissenting opinions from three justices, also opened the door to marriage a bit wider for gay couples in New York, where state laws do not provide for same-sex marriages or civil unions, although Gov.