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Gays sue Swedish tax authority

By |2018-01-16T11:00:50-05:00May 22nd, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News

A Swedish gay couple who got married in Canada are pushing forward with their suit against Sweden’s taxation agency for categorizing their union as a registered partnership instead of a marriage.
Lars Gardfeldt and Lars Arnell, who both are Lutheran ministers, lost twice in lower courts but now hope the Supreme Administrative Court, which has agreed to hear the case, will make them Sweden’s first fully married same-sex couple.
Sweden has had a registered partnership law that grants same-sex couples all the rights and obligations of marriage since 1995.

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