At issue in the current case [JURIST report] was whether a 1913 law [text], which prohibits out-of-state couples from marrying in Massachusetts if their home states do not recognize the union, comports with the Massachusetts constitution [text]. Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has used the law, which had otherwise been rarely invoked, to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples from nearby states. AP has more.
10:44 AM ET - Read the court's decision [PDF text] in Cote-Whitacre v. Department of Public Health.
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