C. J. Doyle v. Goodridge
One of a barrage of actions filed early in 2004 to prevent the implementation of Goodridge on May 17, 2004, this action sought a further stay of Goodridge until the constitutional amendment process could be completed. Oral argument was heard on May 2, 2005. In June 2005 the Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the dismissal of the case.
We can do the impossible. We already have.Read More
20 years ago, marriage equality seemed impossible. But we did it. And together, we will do the impossible again.
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For the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Massachusetts Supreme Court ruling, GLAD presents the 2023 Spirit of Justice Award to the Goodridge plaintiffs.
Fight for a World Where All People and Families Are Respected and ProtectedRead More
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