The First “No” Since Windsor

The First “No” Since Windsor | Laraine E. Schwartz

Advocates for same sex marriage may be running into the first sign of resistance from local and state courts. The recent decision in Borman v. Piles-Borman, written by 9th Circuit Judge Russell Simmons, held that Tennessee does not have to recognize the marriage of two male Tennessee residents who had legally tied the knot in Iowa.

This decision seems to fly in the face of the dozens of other decisions which recently have been handed down all over the country.Since the Supreme Court issued its decision in United States v. Windsor last year, courts in many states have been giving same sex couples reason to celebrate.

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