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Old 06-13-2003, 04:21 PM
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Gay marriage and US acceptance

Since it is now legal in Canada (at least Ontario) for same sex marriages to take place, I was wondering about any requirements of the US to recognize these marriages.

For instance, if a couple from Canada (legally married there) were to move to the US, is the US obligated (by some sort of treaty) to recognize that marriage here? I don't know how detailed treaties are and whether they even mention marriage.

If yes, is this recognition a sort of 'back door' approach to gay marriages (which I am in favor of) here?

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