"The plaintiffs are members of our community, our neighbors, our coworkers, our friends. We share a common humanity .... Simple principles of decency dictate that we extend
to the plaintiffs, and to their new status, full acceptance, tolerance, and respect.
We should do so because it is the right thing to do."
-- SJC Justice John M. Greaney
Julie and Hillary Goodridge, who were among the plaintiffs in the gay marriage suit, at a press conference today. Governor Romney criticized the court's ruling. (Reuters / AP Photos)
Romney can go to hell, the greasy bastard.
Gay population: The 2000 Census estimated there were about 19,000 gay couples in Mass., and about 659,000 nationwide, or less than 1 percent of households. Provincetown is the community in Mass. with the highest rate of gay partners, about 15 percent of households.
Interesting follow-up article...