RECENT  POSTS:  » Matt Barber's ever-classy site suggests gay people are literally crushing fellow humans » Bryan Fischer is on to our comic book villain–in-chief » Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Al Mohler 'can't give' us acceptance; good thing we're not asking » NOM fails to trip up Oregon marriage case » Audio: Tony Perkins equates opposing equality with opposing Nazis » 'WaPo' conservative columnist: 'Strident' marriage equality opponents have lost » If you feel like you hear about another marriage case every day, here's why » If John Eastman's allowed to intervene in Oregon, I submit his endorsement of this very anti-gay book » I apparently can fly; cool, I've always wanted to! » Starving selves to stop others' happiness: Virginia edition  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

01/08/2014

Utah: Some citizens' legally-performed marriages are pointedly stripped of validity

by Jeremy Hooper

Disgusting and possibly unlawful:

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s (R) office announced Wednesday that his state will not recognize the over 1,300 same sex marriages performed between when a federal trial judge held that the Constitution requires marriage equality and when the Supreme Court stayed that decision on Monday. The governor’s announcement applies so long as the Supreme Court’s stay is in effect.
BREAKING: Utah Governor Says State Will Not Recognize 1300+ Same-Sex Marriages [Think Progress]

So much for "protecting marriage." This is one of the clearest cut cases of conservatives truly and deliberately harming certain taxpayers' civil freedoms.

It's exceedingly gross, but it might also unwittingly help us make our next case.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails