Attorney General Seeks to Dismiss Gay Marriage Lawsuit


3  Updated at 11:01 am, January 10th, 2014 By: Managing Editor
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(BOISE, ID) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter-approved marriage amendment. In November, four lesbian couples filed a lawsuit against Gov. Butch Otter alleging that Idaho’s marriage laws are discriminatory and violate the 5th and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Wasden contends that the Supreme Court has not defined same-sex marriage as a fundamental right and that a recent ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act still allows states to define marriage as they see fit.

  • Chuck Anziulewicz

    So let’s say a legally married Gay couple in Iowa decide to relocate to Idaho because of a good job opportunity. Would Idaho be able to declare that couple’s marriage null and void? And if so, would they lose the 1,138 benefits and protections the federal government bestows on married couples?

    • $84604983

      Hope so.
      We’re sick of the gay agenda.

  • $84604983

    Same sex marriage isn’t a fundamental right. Let’s be honest.