Plaintiffs in the Kerrigan & Mock et al v. Connecticut Department of Public Health arrive at the State Supreme Court for a hearing on their arguments for same-sex marriage rights. Janet Peck and Carol Conklin (from left), of Colchester, have been in a committed relationship for 31 years. The have not taken advantage of Connecticut's civil union law because they are holding out for full marriage rights. Jody Mock (second from right) and her partner of 13 years Beth Kerrigan (right), the lead plaintiffs, live in West Hartford and are the parents of twin five-year old boys.
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