Texas says that Gay couples can’t divorce… Huh?

A Texas Court of Appeals has ruled that District Court Judge Tena Callahan had no jurisdiction to divorce  a gay couple that was legally married in Massachusetts in 2006. I will put aside the legal argument that this is a clear violation of the equal protection clause for a second, and just reflect on the […]

Texas Attorney General says Gay Couple can’t Divorce

A couple that was married in Massachusetts has attempted to get a divorce in Dallas.  The judge granted the divorce, a decision which Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has promptly appealed.  Abbot claims that since Texas doesn’t recognize gay marriage, then it can’t recognize gay divorce either.  The Court of Appeals has decided to hear […]