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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:41 PM

Meet the Gay Couple who Four Decades Ago Appealed to the Supreme Court to Get Married

Meet the Gay Couple who Four Decades Ago Appealed to the Supreme Court to Get Married

...And They Are Still Together!

By Patrick Condon, The Associated Press
When Jack Baker proposed to Michael McConnell that they join their lives together as a couple, in March 1967, McConnell accepted with a condition that was utterly radical for its time: that someday they would legally marry.

Just a few years later, the U.S. Supreme Court slammed the door on the men's Minnesota lawsuit to be the first same-sex couple to legally marry in the U.S. It took another 40 years for the nation's highest court to revisit gay marriage rights, and Baker and McConnell still together, still living in Minneapolis are alive to see it.


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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:05 PM

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thanks for this, i had heard about that suit on GayUSA and wondered. but not enough to research it LOL

thanks for doing it for me!

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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 11:16 PM

2. Their Story

...honors us all!

Thank them.....not me.

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