Category: Marriage

Unexpected Consequence Of Same Sex Marriage Bans

Amending a state’s constitution to prevent same-sex marriage could end up having unmarried same and opposite couples face acts of domestic violence without the ability to obtain relief by the law. Sounds impossible, right? Wrong, well at least for a little while. In a recent article from North Carolina’s News Observer, this same impossible situation […]

Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional

The Defense of Marriage Act, enacted by former President William Clinton, has been ruled unconstitutional as applied to the circumstances involving a lesbian couple who attempted to enroll in health insurance programs offered by the United States Office of Personnel Management. Details of the ruling were first mentioned in the Los Angeles Times but, were […]