Friday, January 10, 2014

Breaking News: Federal Government to Recognize Utah Same-sex Marriages

Well, another new wrinkle. Only as long ago as Monday, the Utah State Attorney General said that the set would not recognize the 1000+ marriages of those Utah same-sex couples performed in the short window when it was available.  Then on Thursday, the clerks of court were instructed to complete the paperwork of those marriages that were performed but not yet filed completely. Now the federal government is saying they still recognize the marriages. Utah's case against at least that set of couples is getting weaker all the time.


U.S. to Recognize Utah Gay Marriages Despite State Stance

The Obama administration on Friday said that it will recognize as lawful the unions of 1,300 same-sex couples in Utah, even though the state government is refusing to do so. . .

Read more at: New York Times

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