Gay Couple Says Pa. Must Accept Out-Of-State Marriage
By Dan Packel
Law360, Philadelphia (January 13, 2014, 8:13 PM ET) -- A Pennsylvania couple on Monday asked a federal judge to strike down a law that bars the state from recognizing legally valid marriages of same-sex couples that were entered into in other states, arguing for its unconstitutionality in a motion for summary judgment.
The couple, Cara Palladino and Isabelle Parker, rejected Gov. Tom Corbett's efforts to dismiss the case and say that the state’s refusal to recognize their 2005 marriage in the state of Massachusetts violates the due process and equal protection clauses of the 14th...