An expert on family law issues affecting gay and lesbian couples, parents and their children, the author provides testimony in support of deleting a provision from pending legislation that would eliminate the legal status of domestic partnerships in Washington, DC. Legal status of domestic partnerships recognizes committed familial relationships other than marriage and is important to family stability and to allocate rights and responsibilities of gay and lesbian couples.
Testimony before the D.C. Council on Marriage Equality & Domestic PartnershipsCongressional and Other Testimony
Citation InformationPolikoff, Nancy. “Testimony in Support of B18-482: Religious Freedom and Civic Marriage Equality Amendment of 2009.” District of Columbia City Council Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary, October 25, 2009.