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The Council of the American Historical Association signed onto an amicus curiae brief received from AHA member Nancy Cott (Harvard Univ.) in the case of Obergefell, et. al. v. Beshear, Gov. of Kentucky regarding whether states can prohibit same-sex marriage and are obliged to recognize marriages performed in other states.