A Tarrant County woman is challenging the Texas laws on divorce – as it relates to same-sex marriage. Currently the only way two women, or two men can legally split in Texas is to have the marriage voided.
Six months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, gay rights and same-sex marriages in Dallas are back on Monday’s agenda.
The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.
The gay rights movement saw a significant victory at the Supreme Court Monday, where the justices struck down part of a law barring federal benefits to married same-sex couples.
A Texas appeals court says the state’s attorney general can’t block the divorce of two women who were married out of state.
An appeals court says gay divorce cannot be allowed in Texas.