Iowa Lesbian Couple Sues Over Child's Birth Certificate

A same-sex couple legally married in Iowa in 2009 has filed suit against the State Health Department after officials declined to name both women on their child's birth certificate. Heather Lynn Martin Gartner, 38, the biological mother, and Melissa McCoy Gartner, 39, filed last week on behalf of their daughter Mackenzie.  The couple also has a son, Zachary, 3. 
By: Leslie Dobbins
May 14 2010 7:08 AM
Facebook Twitter RSS
Email Updates

Please enter your email address below to be added to the
SheWired mailing list.