Moving Forward: Women's Challenge to Federal, Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage
Price, Marie, THE JOURNAL RECORD
A federal lawsuit filed in November 2004 by four women challenging the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act and the Oklahoma ban on gay marriage is moving ahead after a recent ruling in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District in Tulsa.
Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin of Broken Arrow and Tulsans Susan Barton and Gay Phillips filed suit the day after Oklahoma voters approved State Question 711, which added a ban on same-sex marriage to the Oklahoma Constitution.
Bishop, an assistant city editor with the Tulsa World, and Baldwin, a copy editor, have been in a committed relationship for about 10 years and underwent a commitment ceremony in Florida in March …
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