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Whitewood v. Corbett, 2013

Whitewood v. Corbett, 2013

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The lawsuit, which will be filed in federal district court in Harrisburg, also will ask a federal judge to prevent state officials from stopping gay couples from getting married. It names Gov. Tom Corbett, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and three other government officials.
Among the plaintiffs are a Harrisburg couple, one widow, nine other couples and one of the couples' two teenage daughters. The plaintiffs include four couples who were legally married in other states, but whose marriages go unrecognized by the state of Pennsylvania.
The lawsuit, which will be filed in federal district court in Harrisburg, also will ask a federal judge to prevent state officials from stopping gay couples from getting married. It names Gov. Tom Corbett, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and three other government officials.
Among the plaintiffs are a Harrisburg couple, one widow, nine other couples and one of the couples' two teenage daughters. The plaintiffs include four couples who were legally married in other states, but whose marriages go unrecognized by the state of Pennsylvania.

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and stigmatizes lesbian-and gay couples and their children by sending the message

that they are less worthy and valued than families headed by opposite-sex couples.

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