Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court gay marriage case, is from Ohio. His husband Jim died 20 months ago, but the state of Ohio wouldn’t recognize their marriage (in Maryland) so refused to put Obergefell’s name on the death certificate as the surviving spouse.
Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court gay marriage case, is from Ohio. His husband Jim died 20 months ago, but the state of Ohio wouldn’t recognize their marriage (in Maryland) so refused to put Obergefell’s name on the death certificate as the surviving spouse. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court gay marriage case, is from Ohio. His husband Jim died 20 months ago, but the state of Ohio wouldn’t recognize their marriage (in Maryland) so refused to put Obergefell’s name on the death certificate as the surviving spouse. Jacquelyn Martin AP

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