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The Code of Laws of the Seminole Nation of Oklahomaat Title 13B, Chapter 1, Subchapter B, Section f, specifies that persons of the same gender will not be allowed to marry or divorce and further clarifies under Section that marriages which are invalid on one of the grounds set forth in Section are subject to being voided or annulled by the Tribal District Court.
Cherokee Nation attorney general OKs same-sex marriage
In the United States, Congress not the federal courts has legal authority over tribal reservations. How did Cherokees, like so many other citizens of tribal nations, arrive at this point? Some tribes recognize "domestic partnerships" of same-sex couples for limited benefits. D that the parties take each other as husband and wife. Although the Oregon voters approved an amendment to the Oregon Constitution in to prohibit same-sex marriages, the Coquille are a federally recognized sovereign nationand thus not bound by the Oregon Constitution. Until October 25,the Ak-Chin Law and Order Code specifically banned same-sex marriages and did not recognize those performed off the reservation.
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