Fight to recognize same sex marriages in Louisiana heads to court tomorrow
THEIR MARRIAGES RECOGNIZED HERE IN LOUISIANA. A FEDERAL JUDE WILL HEAR ORAL ARGUMENTS IN THE CASE TOMORROW. WDSU REPORTER GINA SWANSON SPOKE WITH SOME OF THE PLAINTIFFS IN THE CASE. HER STORY IS ALL NEW AT 10.
JUDGE MARTIN FELDMAN WILL HEAR ORAL ARGUMENTS IN THE CASE TOMORROW MORNING. A BOUT A DOZEN FEDERAL JUDGES HAVE ALREADY DECIDED SIMILAR MATTERS AROUND THE COUNTRY.ALL THOSE CASES THE JUDGE RULED THAT THE.
MARRIAGES SHOULD BE RECOGNIZED. THE PLAINTIFFS ARE HOPING LOUISIANA FOLLOWS SUIT. LEGAL EXPERTS SAY THAT WONT HAPPEN WITHOUT A CHALLENGE. it was important for me to have my home state recognize our.
Marriage HAVARD AND SERGIO HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR 17 YEARS. THEY HAD A CIVIL UNION IN 2000 AND WERE MARRIED IN VERMONT IN 2010. BUT THEIR VOWS ARE NOT RECOGNIZED HERE IN LOUISIANA.
THEY ARE ONE OF A HALF DOZEN SAME SEX COUPLES. ALONG WITH THE FORUM FOR EQUALITY SUING THE STATE FOR MARRIAGE RECOGNITION. we have couples that have gotten marries all over the country. When they come to.
Louisiana their marriage should not stop existing once they cross the state line LOUISIANA HAS A SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN IN PLACE. THE SUIT DOES NOT SEEK TO OVERTURN THE BAN IN FULL, BUT RATHER A MORE NARROW FOCUS. FOR MARRIED SAME.
SEX COUPLE TO BE AFFORDED THE SAME LEGAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES AS OTHER MARRIED COUPLES. visitation rights, powers of attorney, and being able to act for the other in the event of an illness or death.