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Conn. approves gay civil unions

Advocates and opponents criticize compromise law

By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / April 21, 2005

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HARTFORD -- Connecticut became the second state in the nation yesterday to create civil unions for gays and lesbians. The move disappointed some gay-rights activists who had hoped to see the state follow Massachusetts' lead in creating same-sex marriage and angered some conservatives who said the measure was a step in the direction of gay nuptials. (Full article: 961 words)

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