Montco's Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Could Spur Challenge

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Aside from buying dresses and hiring caterers, the next thing to stem from a Montgomery County official's decision to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples could be a legal challenge.

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  • Robert Balter

    While I understand the notion that it is indeed the role of the courts to say what the law is, as Justice Marshall out it in Marbury v. Madison, it is also worth recalling that Marbury was a lower official as well.

  • Peter G

    Gina - You should consult one of the experts quoted in your story and then correct your extreme misstatement of the holding of the U.S. Supreme Court's Windsor decision, before it is put into print. Otherwise, a very good story.

  • Peter G

    Gina - You should consult one of the experts quoted in your story and then correct your extreme misstatement of the holding of the U.S. Supreme Court's Windsor decision, before it is put into print. Otherwise, a very good story.

  • DPG

    Hanes should be dismissed for enforciing a marriage law that he prefers instead of the one chosen by the people of Pennsylvania.

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