Pa. Gov. Blasts Suit Over Out-Of-State Gay Marriages
By Linda Chiem
Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 5:37 PM ET) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett asked a federal court Monday to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states, saying the suit is barred by sovereign immunity and fails to state a claim.
Attorneys for Corbett maintained that a suit launched by Cara Palladino and Isabelle Parker, a female couple who legally married in Massachusetts before moving to Pennsylvania in 2005, seeking to have their Massachusetts marriage license recognized by the state they now call home, is...