HONOLULU (AP) — Retired professors Rod Powell and Bob Eddinger have been partners in life since they met at the University of Hawaii in 1977. On Monday, they joined in marriage on the first day their home state allowed same-sex couples to form such unions.
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman who filed for divorce from her wife says a Mississippi judge has refused to grant it because the marriage wasn’t recognized under state law.
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HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.
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