The suit is one of five such legal challenges filed last month to Indian law that bans same-sex marriage and prohibits recognition of such marriages conducted legally in other states. They join more than 60 others filed nationwide as part of a movement that took off last year after a U.S. Supreme Court decision gave full federal recognition to legally married gay couples.
There will be extremely rare occasions, however, when recognition of a sister State judgment would require too large a sacrifice by a State of its interests in a matter with which it is primarily concerned. On these extremely rare occasions, the policy embodied in full faith and credit will give way before the national policy that requires protection of the dignity and of the fundamental interests of each individual State.
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