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Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says

Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says

Apparently, gay couples trying to tie the knot in Pennsylvania are just like 12-year-olds. Montgomery County in suburban Philadelphia has been providing same-sex marriage licenses since late July in defiance of a state law defining marriage as a union between man and woman. Pennsylvania attorneys filed a lawsuit to stop the county a week later, and recently, 32 married couples petitioned to intervene claiming the suit against the county could also invalidate their marriages. In response, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports, the state's legal team filed a brief saying that the couples' marriages have no "actual value or legitimacy" and used this example as proof: ...

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