Court To Hear Gay Divorce In Texas, Despite Gay Marriage Ban

Court to hear gay divorce in Texas, despite gay marriage ban

Dallas VoiceCourt to hear gay divorce in Texas, despite gay marriage banReutersDALLAS (Reuters) - A judge in Dallas ruled on Thursday that the state court on which she sits has the jurisdiction to hear a divorce suit by a gay couple who were married outside Texas where same-sex marriages are banned.

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