Connecticut Supreme Court Affirms Pre-Gay Marriage Rights - Articles

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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 17, 2014

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled yesterday that some legal rights of same-sex couples predate the state’s approvals of civil unions in 2005 and gay marriage in 2008, WATE reports. The 6-0 decision — which gay rights supporters call the first of its kind in the country — overturns two lower court rulings and allows a widow to sue a doctor in a medical malpractice case for the death of her spouse and the loss of her spouse's companionship and income.