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GROUP BLOG: The impact that Pa. Federal District Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage will have on private employers and businesses

Jun 4, 2014 | Articles & Updates

On May 21, 2014, the federal district court in Harrisburg decided Whitewood v. Wolf. The District Court held that it was unconstitutional for Pennsylvania to either prohibit same-sex couples from becoming married or to void same-sex marriages that were legally entered into in other jurisdictions. The Court’s holding in Wolf was only intended to restrict governmental action, and did not pertain to the actions of private citizens. Nonetheless, private businesses and employers in Pennsylvania may be affected.

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