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Dec 08, 2007 Quickie Link: Lesbian Couple Can Not Divorce in Home State
By vanrozenheim

(USA) - A Lesbian couple who married in Massachusetts are unable to get divorced in their home state of Rhode Island, the state's Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The three-to-two decision ruled that the state's family court does not have the ability to grant a divorce to Gay couples as the state defines marriage as between a man and a woman. "The role of the judicial branch is not to make policy, but simply to determine the legislative intent," the court said in a written judgement.

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