Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Gay Thing: Kentucky Ban on Recognition of Out-of-State Gay Marriage Struck Down

Well, this is certainly better than my previous post on The Gay Thing. This is very good news. And sure to cause wave of what is coming to be known as "the sadz" in certain quarters. This is what has been predicted for quite some time: that a gay couple could marry in a state where it's legal, and then go to a state where it's not, and insist upon being recognized. It was bound to happen, and it's happening.

As in the previous post, you can already see the blowback to the success marriage equality activism is having across the country. It's mean-spirited, and very definitely unconstitutional, so it ultimately will fail. But the reason they're lashing out, is that they see the writing on the wall: marriage equality nationwide. And from the looks of things, sooner rather than later. When it does happen, the likely result will be a reduction in discrimination against gay people in general, as it becomes a fact of life. Which is why they're actively trying to write discrimination loopholes into law!


Kentucky Ban On Recognizing Out-Of-State Gay Marriages Struck Down By Federal Judge

Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, according to a ruling Wednesday by a federal judge, who struck down part of the state ban that he wrote treated "gay and lesbian persons differently in a way that demeans them. . ."

Read more at: Huffington Post

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