Opponents divided on how or whether to resist Supreme Court ruling

AAcckiK.imgWhen Friday began, there were 14 states where same-sex couples still could not legally marry. By the afternoon — after a confusing day of orders and counter-orders by governors, attorneys general and county clerks — couples had married in all of them but one. The one holdout was Louisiana. There, Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell (R) condemned the Supreme Court’s ruling, which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, as “federal government intrusion into what should be a state issue.” What’s more, Caldwell said, he had read the text of the decision. And he’d found no specific line saying that Louisiana had to obey it. Read Article



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