Attorney General Holder: Federal Govt. Will Recognize Utah Gay Marriages

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See the above special video message from the Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder.Holder responds directly to the move by Utah Governor Gary Herbert who has declared that Utah will not recognize the marriages that have already taken place.Here is Holder's official statement:Last June, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision – in United States v. Windsor – holding that Americans in same-sex marriages are entitled to equal protection and equal treatment under the l … [Read more...]

Tears of Joy: Federal Judge Strikes Down Utah’s Gay Marriage Ban

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"I'm in tears." D. Christian Harrison told Approaching Justice earlier this afternoon, as he took in the news that a U.S. District Court in Utah ruled today that Utah's 2004 gay marriage ban was unconstitutional."I'm sitting at my desk in tears," Harrison continued. "Today, Utah becomes the 18th state in our country to recognize gay marriage. And it happened because people stood up and said 'this is not right' — people like my friends Derek Kitchen and his boyfriend Moudi Sbeity, two of the p … [Read more...]


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