August 5, Similarly, another report states that lesbians often decline routine medical tests. The American Civil Liberties Union ACLU brought suit in on behalf of servicemembers discharged for homosexuality who received only half the standard separation pay upon discharge.
Beginning in Julyover forty federal and state courts cited Windsor to strike down state bans on the licensing or recognition of same-sex marriage.
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The plaintiffs claimed that Kentucky's ban violated the Full Faith and Credit Clause, but the court found it unnecessary to address that argument,  and 2 the plaintiffs in Robicheaux v. Royal, Denis. They reintroduced the legislation the day Windsor was decided.