Tuesday, January 14, 2014

From HRC - U.S. District Judge Rules Oklahoma Ban on Marriage Equality Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Terence Kern's ruling states:
“The Court holds that Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.”
Marriage licenses will not be issued as the judge issued a stay pending appeal. This court resides within the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the same one where the Utah ruling is pending.

Read more: http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/u.s.-district-judge-rules-oklahoma-ban-on-marriage-equality-unconstitutiona

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