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They remain friends and have worked together raising Annie, who is headed to Oberlin College this Fall.
It argued that the SJC's decision deprived the people of Massachusetts of their right to a republican government. Marty Rouse, national field director for Human Rights Campaign — the largest advocacy organization for gay and lesbian rights — said the Goodridge case transformed the way Americans viewed same-sex marriage. Massachusetts Government. Armenia 6 Israel Mexico 1.
Levi argued that denying same-sex couples equal marriage rights was unconstitutional under the State Constitution.