Judge denies AG intervention in same-sex divorce

AUSTIN, TX According to the Austin American-Statesman, the decision by state District Judge Scott Jenkins on Wednesday lets his February decision stand, granting the divorce to two women wedded in another state.

Abbott's staff had argued that 39-year-old Angelique Naylor and 42-year-old Sabina Daly couldn't be granted a divorce because their marriage in Massachusetts wasn't recognized by Texas law. The attorney general's office contends that the best legal way to bring finality to the couple and protect the interests of their son was to legally void the marriage.

Naylor, who filed for the dirvorce, still lives in Austin. Daly and their son now live in San Antonio.

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