• Lawmakers in Boston Resume Convention for State Co
    Demonstrators, both for and against gay marriage, hold signs Thursday March 11, 2004 on the steps in front of the Statehouse in Boston. The Massachusetts Legislature was to once again take up the issue of gay marriage in a second constitutional convention
March 11, 2004|7:26 am

Protestors against and for same-sex marriages gather outside the Statehouse in Boston to let their voices heard as the lawmakers convene in attempt to finalize the nationwide crisis of same-sex marriage. If the members of the state convention yield into proponents of civil union, Massachusetts will be the second state in the nation to follow the footsteps of Vermont.