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Mass. Pioneer In Same-Sex Marriage Fight: Supreme Court Ruling 'Very Exciting'05:40
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Hillary, right, and Julie Goodridge, left, lead plaintiffs in the Massachusetts gay marriage lawsuit, raise their right hands and affirm that everything on their marriage license is correct while at Boston City Hall in Boston in this Monday May 17, 2004 photo. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Hillary, right, and Julie Goodridge, left, lead plaintiffs in the Massachusetts gay marriage lawsuit, raise their right hands and affirm that everything on their marriage license is correct while at Boston City Hall in Boston in this Monday May 17, 2004 photo. (Charles Krupa/AP)
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A divided U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.

For reaction, Here & Now's Robin Young turns to one of the pioneers in the struggle for marriage equality. Julie Goodridge and her ex-wife Hillary Goodridge were plaintiffs in the case that gave same-sex couples the right to marry in Massachusetts in 2003 — the first state in the country to do so.

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  • Julie Goodridge, one of the plaintiffs in the case that gave same-sex couples in Massachusetts the right to marry.

This segment aired on June 26, 2015.

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