USA, Tennessee: Four Same-Sex Couples File Lawsuit for Marriage Equality

Written by scott on October 22nd, 2013

Tennessee mapFour couples in Tennessee are challenging the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Edge Boston reports:

Four same-sex couples have filed a lawsuit that challenges Tennessee’s law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman, according to a new press release from the National Center for Lesbian Rights. The lawsuit was filed in federal district court in Nashville by four couples, including full-time Army reservist Sergeant First Class Ijpe DeKoe and his husband Thom Kostura; two professors of veterinary medicine Dr. Valeria Tanco and Dr. Sophy Jesty; Kellie Miller and Vanessa DeVillez; and Matthew Mansell and Johno Espejo. The couples lived in and married in other states and later moved to Tennessee.

We’re seeing an absolute stunning evolution from marriage quality fights in blue states to red states.

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