Slow start: No rush for same-sex weddings in Vt.
After the civil unions law took effect July 1, 2000, there were 1,704 civil unions established in the next six months, including 405 in July alone. Out-of-state residents accounted for 78 percent of them -- with most involving people from New York, Massachusetts and California, according to state vital records. Nearly 69 percent were between female partners.
The slow start to the same-sex marriag...
Newsday • Aug 29, 2009