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Cambridge, Mass, November 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following the November 18 court order to allow homosexual ‘marriage’ in Massachusetts, Cambridge is becoming the first city in the nation to implement the same-sex ruling.  The Cambridge action ignores a warning from Governor Mitt Romney to defer the issue while the state legislature responds to the court decision.  The state was given 180 days to re-write its marriage laws to include lesbian and gay couples.  Denise Simmons, an “openly gay” Cambridge city Councillor, and Fellow Councillor Brian Murphy, submitted the proposal on November 18, only hours after the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruling.  Cambridge, the home of Harvard University, is known for its liberal tendencies, and for its support of gay rights.  The city instituted a policy of healthcare access for partners and children of gay employees in 1992.  A national poll revealed only 32 percent of the U.S. population supports gay marriage.

See Full Story from the San Francisco Chronicle at https://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/11/24/MNGHR39AQ21.DTL   See lifesite coverage of Supreme Court Ruling at https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2003/nov/03111801.html

See Attorney Doubts High Court Will Reverse Massachusetts Same-Sex Marriage Ruling https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/11/242003b.asp   Massachusetts Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ruling: Now What?  https://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=WU03K16

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