Same-Sex Parents and Birth Certificates

It is a violation of due process for a state to refuse to put the name of the wife of a birth mother on a birth certificate if the state would put the name of a husband on a birth certificate even though the husband is not the biological father.  Pavan v. Smith, 582 U.S. ____, No. 16-992 (6/26/2017) (per curiam; Justices Gorsuch, Thomas, and Alito dissenting).

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