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SAME SEX MARRIAGE FEDERAL BENEFITS
Hidden Costs of Federal Marriage Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
Associate professor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Same-sex couples who travel out of state to marry (and thus access federal rights) may learn later that the benefits come with hidden costs, including an inability to divorce. The reason? Many states refuse to recognize same-sex marriages even to dissolve them. This price is too high to justify.
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