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Wicked Weird Laws of Boston

April 18, 2009 by

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Brien Hopkins [The Man Shark] The legal system of the United States is a convoluted mess. By the time a law is written and approved, the original criminal is long gone. It takes even longer to take a law off the books. Boston is no exception, even with the service of “Boston Legal.” During the […]

Iowa Supreme Court Abolishes Same-Sex Marriage Ban

April 3, 2009 by

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By Jacqueline Onorato The Iowa Supreme court declared the same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional on Friday, becoming the third state behind Massachusetts and Connecticut to allow same-sex marriages. “The decision strikes the language from Iowa Code section 595.2 limiting civil marriage to a man and a woman. It further directs that the remaining statutory language be […]