Connecticut Supreme Court strikes down same-sex marriage ban

By a 4-3 vote, the Supreme Court of Connecticut held today that Connecticut’s statutory prohibition against same-sex marriage violates the state constitution’s equal protection guarantee.

The majority opinion in Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health is available here (pdf, 85 pages) and the dissents are here (pdf, 40 pages), here (pdf, 2 pages) and here (pdf, 25 pages). Newspaper coverage is available here.

Let the right wing Chicken Little pant-hooting begin anew.

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