Saturday, May 20, 2017
From USA Today:
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In the first ruling of its kind in Tennessee, a judge has granted a woman the legal rights of a husband.
The ruling, issued last week and made public Monday, came as the state Legislature was pushing through a bill designed to stop Judge Greg McMillan of Fourth Circuit Court — and any other judge in Tennessee — from making that very decision, court records show.
In a reversal from his decision last year, McMillan penned approval of a divorce for same-sex couple Sabrina Witt and Erica Witt that includes designation of Erica Witt as the father of the couple's daughter, conceived through artificial insemination.
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