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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, August 30, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage Strategy

From Washington Post:

After years of legislative and political victories, supporters of same-sex marriage are running out of states where friendly politicians can deliver on legislation legalizing unions between gay and lesbian couples. So marriage equality supporters are shifting tactics, focusing on courts of law rather than state legislatures.

In at least 15 states, same-sex couples have brought lawsuits aimed at getting their unions recognized. The cases fall into three broad categories: One set seeks to overturn state bans on same-sex marriage. Another seeks to force states to recognize marriages that occurred in other states. And a third deals with some of the less romantic aspects of marriage, like divorce.

Read more here.


Hat Tip: Naomi Cahn

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Here in Oklahoma, our family courts take a very conservative approach toward the issue of same sex marriage.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer Matt Ingham | Aug 30, 2013 9:44:35 PM

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