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Ohio Officials Ordered To Recognize Gay Couple’s Marriage
BuzzFeed Politics ^ | July 22, 2013 | Chris Geidner

Posted on 07/23/2013 7:41:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Edited on 07/23/2013 7:54:05 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A federal judge in Ohio ordered state officials Monday to recognize the marriage of two men that was performed in Maryland on the death certificate of an Ohio resident in hospice care who the judge says “is certain to die soon.”


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; US: Maryland; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: doma; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; homosexualmarriage; judicialactivism; marriage; maryland; ohio; samesexmarriage
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To: CharlesWayneCT
That is why they chose this case — it is the one most likely to invoke some level of sympathy even among opponents of SSM. Once this case grants the right, then they get it all, like forcing christian business to provide spouse benefits for same sex couples.

The proper remedy IMHO would be to provide a means by which states can recognize civil unions between arbitrary adult couples who could not legitimately be married. Membership in a civil union would be orthogonal to the propriety of sexual relations either between the union's members, or between a member of the union and someone else. Consequently, such a union would not have to be restricted to persons who are not blood relatives; two widowed siblings, for example, might wish to form a union to care for the children they bred with their late spouses. The siblings would not be considered spouses, but each would be co-guardian of the other's children, and each would have survivorship rights in the other's estate.

Oddly, however, civil union laws often expressly forbid siblings from forming unions, even though since civil unions are supposedly "not about sex" incest should be a non-factor.

41 posted on 07/23/2013 4:16:08 PM PDT by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: grobdriver

It doesn’t need to say that for him to get insurance.. a policy must only name a beneficary.


42 posted on 07/23/2013 4:18:44 PM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Bring on the “Full Faith and Credit” lawsuits!

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


43 posted on 07/23/2013 7:59:47 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I don't always vote, but when I do, I SURE AS HELL DON'T VOTE DEMOCRAT!)
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To: grobdriver
its is about the money...the bil bemoans the fact that he should have gotten SS when his now deceased partner died...sadly, ALL of his partners have died, although none from aids that we know of...

let them pay the taxes, the insurance, etc that marrieds do...let them pay divorce lawyers....let them go to hell if they want to....

its clearly out of our hands...

live your life well, folks...live as much as you can under God's rule....associate and take solace from fellow God fearing people.....there really is not much we can do about our Soddam and Gomorrah society...

44 posted on 07/24/2013 10:50:51 AM PDT by cherry
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To: NEMDF
if they afford a special jet to take them to Maryland, they indeed might have millions....

its easy to make millions in this country if you're willing to live sinfully and ruthlessly...

45 posted on 07/24/2013 10:52:37 AM PDT by cherry
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To: 1010RD

The blame for Anthony Kennedy lies with Reagan. Reagan had 3 Sup Court picks, and two of them were terrible. The O’Connor pick was worse than Kennedy since the GOP controlled the Senate when he chose her, but he should never have settled on Kennedy.


46 posted on 07/24/2013 9:06:27 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Girlene

According to the article, the guy has not died yet, but may die very soon. So, the death certificate would be issued in the locality where he actually dies.


47 posted on 07/25/2013 4:58:42 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: 88keys

The state of Ohio should issue automatic annulments to same sex couples married out of state.


48 posted on 07/25/2013 5:07:48 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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