Meet the Goodridges Hillary and Julie Goodridge were the lead plaintiffs in the landmark gay marriag
The Goodridges and six other same-sex couples sued the state of Massachusetts in , claiming they were being discriminated against because they were not permitted to get a marriage license. Their "family," in this case, includes the 14 original plaintiffs in Goodridge v.
Although Massachusetts permitted same-sex adoption before marriage, the federal Defense of Marriage Act still imposed restrictions until it was struck down by the Supreme Court in Outsiders Same-sex couples heading to Bay State to marry Opponents lose bid to halt gay marriage More national gay marriage stories.
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