Tobias Barrington Wolff parses the Texas divorce case:
Say that two men, both native to Iowa, get married and later divorce. If one decides to skip out on his obligations under the divorce decree, he can simply relocate to a place like Texas and dare his ex to come after him. If the couple were straight, the Texas courts would be required to enforce the decree. But since they’re a same-sex couple, Texas can invoke DOMA and pretend that the decree doesn’t exist, undoing all the property rights that were settled by the divorce.
There is only one word for this type of discrimination: Nasty. Texas should be ashamed.
Since when has Texas ever felt "ashamed" about anything? Not since the Kennedy assassination, and even then ...
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