Judge: Put both moms' names on birth certificate

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January 5, 2012

"A Polk County district court judge ruled today that the spouse in a same-sex marriage should be listed on their child's birth certificate without going through adoption proceedings.

"The health department in 2009 had refused to list Gartner on the birth certificate until she had adopted the child.

..."Camilla Taylor, the Gartners' attorney, had argued that the state lists married men on birth certificates, even when it's impossible for them to be the biological father."

Read more at desmoinesregister.com

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