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  •  A good example of why marriages from 1 state (5+ / 0-)

    MUST, for practical reasons, be according recognition by all other states.

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 04:00:14 PM PST

    •  Wasn't this issue decided by the Supremes a (2+ / 0-)
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      lgmcp, Chacounne

      while ago on the issue of multiracial marriages?

      "I believe more women should carry guns. I believe armed women will make the world a better place. Women need to come to think of themselves not as victims but as dangerous." Anna Pigeon

      by glorificus on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 04:16:18 PM PST

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      •  No, not exactly (0+ / 0-)

        The Supremes said bans on multiracial marriage were unconstitutional (Loving v. Virginia, 1967 or thereabouts).

        The standard rule (for 200+ years) has been that states are NOT required to honor each others' marriage laws, because of strongly-felt differences on first-cousin, uncle-neice, and other configurations that some states consider incestuous and others consider just fine. So I doubt very much that you'd get a ruling saying a state that opposes gay marriage has to honor them anyway.

        I DO think you might get a ruling saying that a state has to accept photo ID / proof of identity from another state and the Social Security Administration, and can't arbitrarily decide which former documents it's going to privilege.

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