Gay marriage court win in Ohio may sp...

Gay marriage court win in Ohio may spawn new suits

There are 1 comment on the Wisconsin Gazette story from Jul 28, 2013, titled Gay marriage court win in Ohio may spawn new suits. In it, Wisconsin Gazette reports that:

Two gay men who successfully sued to get their out-of-state marriage recognized in Ohio despite a state ban are at the forefront of what supporters and experts believe will be a rush of similar lawsuits aiming to take advantage of an apparent legal loophole.

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#1 Jul 28, 2013
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" ... federal Judge Timothy Black said Ohio law historically has recognized out-of-state marriages as valid as long as they were legal where they took place, citing marriages between cousins and involving minors.

“How then can Ohio, especially given the historical status of Ohio law, single out same-sex marriages as ones it will not recognize?” Black wrote.“The short answer is that Ohio cannot.”

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