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Federal court rules that same sex parents must both be listed on birth certificate

By |2015-07-21T12:32:48-07:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , |

Last week, in Roe v. Patton, a federal court in Utah ruled that Utah must recognize a same-sex married couple as the legal parents of their child from birth. Under Utah state law, if a woman becomes pregnant with donated sperm, her husband is automatically recognized as the father even though he is not the biological father. In Roe, the federal court found that this same law must apply equally to a same-sex married couple.

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