Hassan, Ayotte, and Shaheen React to Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Governor Maggie Hassan is calling the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states a “momentous victory” and says she’s extremely proud that New Hampshire helped to "pave the way. "
New Hampshire recognized civil unions in 2008 and legalized gay marriage two years later.
Senator Kelly Ayotte released a statement saying, “while I believe in traditional marriage, I respect the Court’s decision and I believe New Hampshire's legally married same-sex couples should be treated equally under the law no matter where they live.”
And Senator Jeanne Shaheen said the decision means the rest of the country will "no longer discriminate based on whom one loves or where one lives."