Just last week, the NFL drafted its first openly gay player. It termed a Massachusetts marriage entered into by a man who was already a party to a Vermont civil union with a third party "polygamy" and therefore void. Archived from the original on March 14, Archived from the original on November 30, In Juneon instructions from Worcester's Roman Catholic Bishop Robert McManusdiocesan officials declined to sell a property owned by the diocese to a same-sex couple and in July lied about what happened when questioned about the sale. Their launching pad will be Massachusetts.
The case is Goodridge v.
LGBT rights in Massachusetts
Archived from the original on August 31, Archived from the original on December 30, In MarchCatholic Charities of Boston announced it would no longer provide adoption services because it could not comply with Massachusetts law prohibiting discrimination against homosexuals. We are human beings. Until then, I intend to follow the law and expect others to do the same.
Archived from the original on October 23, Charlie Baker says at Log Cabin Republicans event". Archived from the original on December 15, Wilkins ruled in Barrett v. Five opponents of Goodridge retired and three of their successors were supporters of same-sex marriage.