How The Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Same-Sex Parents05:38
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Seattle moms Sarah Weigle and Julia Crouch and their daughter Maya. Although married in Washington state, Crouch chose to adopt their daughter to protect her status as a parent across the U.S.
(Joshua McNichols/KUOW)
Seattle moms Sarah Weigle and Julia Crouch and their daughter Maya. Although married in Washington state, Crouch chose to adopt their daughter to protect her status as a parent across the U.S. (Joshua McNichols/KUOW)
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The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule soon on the legality of same-sex marriage. The justices’ decision could mark the end of a complicated legal era in which same sex couples have had to jump through some bizarre legal hoops to make sure their families were legally protected. The situation is the most awkward for lesbian couples, where mothers have to adopt their own children. Joshua McNichols from Here & Now contributor KUOW in Seattle reports.

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This segment aired on June 15, 2015.

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