by Ashley S. Moss on Jun 13, 2018 Uncategorized
Marriage _ In some states, the marriage license process may involve proving identity by providing a birth certificate. This only makes sense because the marriage license is a very important document that is used for legal purposes beyond just getting married.
The case went to the Supreme Court, which ruled that same_sex couples must receive the same legal treatment as different_sex ones. When an Arkansas circuit_court judge later ruled that the ADH must comply, this triggered a brief crisis Friday. Until the state ended its practice, now considered discriminatory, no newborns were allowed to be issued birth certificates. The governor ordered the ADH to meet the Supreme Court standard. After a few hours, the agency relented. Both Pavans can now finally be named on their child's birth certificate.