Montana AG moves to dismiss same-sex marriage lawsuit

[JURIST] Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock [official profile] has filed a motion to dismiss [text, PDF] a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] by seven same-sex couples seeking rights equal to married couples. The lawsuit, filed in July [JURIST report] by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] alleges that the state has limited the couples’ decision-making powers regarding their health care and finances. The complaint argues that the Montana Constitution says "no person shall be denied equal protection under the laws,"…

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