Skip to comments.Illegal Pennsylvania gay marriage licenses show stir in 'battleground states'
Posted on 07/24/2013 2:20:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
On Tuesday, an official in Pennsylvania's Montgomery County made a decision that he said would put him "on the right side of history and the law." He decided that he would issue a same-sex marriage license to anyone who wanted it.
In Pennsylvania, same-sex marriage is illegal, but Register of Wills Bruce Hanes said in a press release that he made his "own analysis of the law." He also noted that the state's attorney general announced on July 11 that she would not defend that state's gay marriage ban against a legal challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union. At least one same-sex couple has already been married in Montgomery County.
In the end, little may change in Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is likely to make sure the state's gay-marriage ban is defended in court, and Mr. Hanes's protest might not survive legal scrutiny. But the ferment in Pennsylvania is indicative of a brewing fight in gay marriage's "battleground states." With Delaware, Minnesota, and Rhode Island all legalizing same-sex marriage this year, advocates on both sides of the issue are preparing to spend millions of dollars in a handful of states that could follow their lead....
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LOL. I’m going to do my own analysis of the law and refuse to pay my Montgomery County property taxes. Let’s see how that goes.
Can this little form signer spell the word fired?
Can his supervisor say it?
While you are at it, sign a non disclosure agreement to not tell them anything. Even Congress cannot break that!
Disgusting, lawless man.
In Pennsylvania, same-sex marriage is illegal, but Register of Wills Bruce Hanes said in a press release that he made his "own analysis of the law."
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