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Gay divorce cases before Texas Supreme Court

Panel requests briefs, indicating it may rule on whether couples married elsewhere can divorce here CLICK HERE TO READ BRIEFS FROM THE DALLAS GAY DIVORCE CASE JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Nearly three years after the gay Dallas … Continue reading

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Motion for rehearing filed in Texas gay divorce case

Attorneys for plaintiff ask that full 5th District appeals court rehear case after 3-judge panel overturned trial court ruling granting divorce John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Attorneys for a gay Dallas man who’s seeking a divorce from his husband … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Re-hearing sought in gay divorce

Attorneys for a gay Dallas man who’s seeking a divorce from his husband have filed a motion requesting a re-hearing of the case by the full 5th District Court of Appeals. An all-Republican, three-judge panel of the Dallas appeals court … Continue reading

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LGBT advocates blast divorce case ruling

Lambda Legal attorney calls 5th District’s decision ‘worst of opinions,’ warns further appeals could set damaging precedent for marriage Read the full opinion written by Justice Kerry P. FitzGerald John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Ken Upton Texas is justified … Continue reading

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Appeals court says no to gay divorce

A state appeals court in Dallas has ruled that two gay men who were married in Massachusetts cannot obtain a divorce in Texas. The ruling came from the 5th District Court of Appeals on Tuesday in the case, In the … Continue reading

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If Prop 8 is really unconstitutional, you should totally be able to get a gay divorce in Texas

Pete Schulte, left, and James J. Scheske are like a gay divorce dream team. Attorneys for a gay Dallas couple that’s seeking a divorce are citing the recent Prop 8 ruling out of California — in which a federal judge … Continue reading

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Why haven’t these anti-gay Texas leaders said anything about Wednesday’s Prop 8 ruling?

Wednesday’s ruling in the Prop 8 case represents a potential threat to Gov. Rick Perry’s baby, 2005′s Prop 2. So why hasn’t he said anything to defend it? Perry v. Schwarzenegger could eventually result in Texas’ same-sex marriage bans being … Continue reading

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