Wyoming Senate approves bill banning same-sex marriage recognition

[JURIST] The Wyoming Senate [official website] on Friday approved a bill [text, PDF], that would void in Wyoming any same-sex marriages and civil unions [JURIST news archive] performed in other jurisdictions. Although House Bill 74, Validity of Marriage, passed with a vote of 16-14, the Senate amended [text of amendments] the bill to allow couples to use the state court system to resolve marital disputes:Parties to a domestic or other legal civil union lawfully entered into in another state, commonwealth,…

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