SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The attorneys general of 10 states are
urging the California Supreme Court to delay finalizing its ruling
to legalize same-sex marriage.
The attorneys general say in court documents filed Thursday that
they have an interest in the case because they would have to
determine if their states would recognize the marriage of gay
residents who wed in California.
They want the court to stay its ruling until after the November
election, when voters likely will decide whether to amend the state
constitution to ban gay marriage.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown is urging the court not
to grant the stay.
The states involved are Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Idaho,
Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, South Carolina, South Dakota and
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.