ACLU Fights for Convicted Murderers' Right to Marry

Lawsuit alleges Nebraska prison system is violating constitutional rights of inmates Paul Gillpatrick and Niccole Wetherell.
3:00 | 02/26/14

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Here's a story that might leave you scratching your head. A cold weather all is serving a life sentence for murder and Nebraska. She was married Paul Kilpatrick -- also doing time in Nebraska for murder I love him I'm in love with -- and I mean I want to you know be able to call him my husband legally to me marriage is a big part of you know W Barton who you wanna be here's the problem the -- are being held in different prisons. And Nebraska state law says couples must be in the same room when married. But prison officials refused to transport -- inmates so the ACLU is suing to get these two killers together so they can -- -- right -- If they have the capacity to change and they have the capacity to provide emotional support to each other. Why would we as a society -- that the mother of the medical whether all -- says anyone in prison serving life has given up the right to get married.

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