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Feds recognize same-sex couples in Utah

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utah same sexAttorney General Eric Holder is recognizing the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions on hold.

Holder’s action will enable the government to extend eligibility for federal benefits to these couples. The attorney general says families should not be asked to endure uncertainty regarding their benefits while the courts decide the issue of same-sex marriage in Utah.


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