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Practical impact of same-sex marriage law

08/26/09 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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Vermont's same-sex marriage law goes into effect next week. What are the practical changes from civil unions to marriage? We'll look at the implications for couples considering marriage - from legal and tax questions, to social mores of modern weddings. Our guests include attorney Eileen Blackwood, Justice of the Peace Greg Trulson, and Anna Post, an expert in modern wedding etiquette. Listen

 

Sen. Patrick Leahy served in the U.S. Senate for three decades with the late Senator Ted Kennedy. Leahy reminisces about the work they shared and their personal friendship. Listen

And we remember Marion Leonard. She was an advocate for pacifism and environmental causes, and a tireless writer of letters to the editor. The Rochester resident died this month at age 100. Listen

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State of Vermont information on marriage Emily Post Institute More about Marion Leonard
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