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On 10th Anniversary Of Mass. Gay Marriage Ruling, Lead Plaintiffs Look Back

BOSTON — Ten years ago today, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled 4-3 that gay couples had the constitutional right to marry, making Massachusetts the first state to legalize same-sex marriage.

The lead plaintiffs in the case that bears their name — Hillary Smith Goodridge and Julie Wendrich Goodridge — joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the landmark ruling and the years since.

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