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Married Same-Sex Partners Lay Groundwork For Lawsuit

Victoria Wicks

A lesbian couple married in Minnesota at the end of April now has a reason to sue the State of South Dakota. On Thursday, May 8, the women attempted to change their names on their drivers licenses but were turned down. Same-sex marriages are not recognized under South Dakota law and the state’s constitution. SDPB’s Victoria Wicks accompanied the couple to the driver’s license station outside Rapid City.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.
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