Federal judge says lesbian couple can continue adoption lawsuit

Jul 2, 2013
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Judge says women are entitled to their day in court

Source: Detroitnews

Detroit - A federal judge Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two lesbians that challenges a state ban on adoption by unmarried couples. The order comes five days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that has prevented married gay couples from receiving tax, health and retirement benefits that are usually available to married couples.

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