June 24th, 2013
08:51 PM ET

Murder case hinges on same-sex union: Woman wants to invoke spousal privilege

A murder case in Kentucky hinges on the debate over same-sex marriage. 

At issue: Whether the partner of an accused killer can be forced to testify against the woman she calls her wife - or be allowed to refuse - like any other spouse.

The outcome could mean the difference between life and death row.

CNN's John Zarrella has the story.

Filed under: Crime • Gay Marriage
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