AG: Same-sex marriage benefits unconstitutional
POSTED: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:32pm
Now Abbot is at odds with the ACLU
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott stated in an opinion Monday.
The cities of Austin, El Paso and Forth Worth already offer some benefits to domestic partners, while Pflugerville, outside Austin, became the state's first school district to extend similar benefits.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/AG-Same-sex-marriage-benefits-unconstitutional-4473424.php?cmpid=houtexhcat