The problem proved a massive election-year boon to Republicans.

The problem proved a massive election-year boon to Republicans. Developments in Vermont resonated nationwide. All 10 prospects for the Republican nomination that is presidential 2000 denounced civil unions. One of those, Gary Bauer, called the Vermont choice “in some means even worse than terrorism.” Massachusetts. Activists in Massachusetts, influenced by Vermont, filed their very own lawsuit in 2001 demanding marriage…