MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Alabama appeals court says a judge can’t order child visitation following the split-up of a same-sex couple.
The county judge based the decision on an adoption ruling issued in a Georgia case. But the Alabama appeals court says the ruling can’t stand because the Georgia court lacked the power to issue such an order.
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The judges say the woman can’t have legal visitation rights in Alabama since she can’t have them in Georgia.
The ruling goes against a woman whose female partner gave birth to three children through artificial insemination.
Neither Alabama nor Georgia recognizes same-sex marriage.
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