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Stan Baker who, with his now-husband Peter Harrigan was one of the original plaintiffs in Baker v. Vermont, and former Rep. Courtesy photo. Supreme Court that allows same-sex couples across the country to legally marry.
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The Times is looking back on key legal decisions leading up to the Supreme Court decision on Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, They brought their case before the Supreme Court, which decided that Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws could not stand consistently with the Fourteenth Amendment. In , Richard Baker, a student at the University of Minnesota, where he was a prominent gay-rights activist, filed a lawsuit after a Minneapolis court clerk denied him and his partner, James Michael McConnell, a marriage license.