10 States Ask Calif. Court To Delay Gay Marriage

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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
Utah.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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