Lisa Miller Case With Conflict Between States Over Same-Sex Union at Court of Appeals

Liberty Counsel: “Yesterday, Liberty Counsel appeared in court to defend Lisa Miller. The ACLU and Lambda Legal Defense Fund are seeking to transfer custody of Lisa’s biological daughter, Isabella, to Janet Jenkins, a lesbian living in Vermont . . . The prior litigation focused only on whether Virginia had to register the Vermont order. This case presents for the first time whether Virginia must enforce the terms of the civil union order, which Virginia law declares to be ‘void in all respects.’”