US: Wyoming same-sex marriage lawsuit will be allowed to go to trial
A Wyoming judge has declined to rule on the constitutionality of a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman.
Laramie County District Court Judge Thomas Campbell also decided at a hearing Tuesday not to suspend a lawsuit filed by four gay couples and a gay-rights advocacy group pending a possible US Supreme Court ruling on the issue of same-sex marriage.
41 representatives voted against the bill, and 17 voted in favor.
The precedent set by the Utah and Oklahoma rulings which states that bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional applies to all those states, but the US Supreme Court blocked the rulings from taking effect in certain states pending appeals.
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