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03/14/2014

First step in ending Volunteer State's voluntary discrimination?

by Jeremy Hooper

Tn-10-3HUGE news from my state of birth:

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Tennessee Friday ordered state officials to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples during the consideration of their lawsuit challenging the validity of the state’s ban on recognizing such marriages.
FULL REPORT AND RULING:
Federal Judge Issues Temporary Order That Tennessee Recognize Several Same-Sex Couples’ Marriages [Buzzfeed]

As big a fan as I am of biscuits, Dollywood, and Connie Britton, I don't ever plan on living in Tennessee again. But it's nice to know my conscience might soon feel the freedom to do so.

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