Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Both sides joust in SD gay marriage fight, winning and losing some

Pro-marriage equality advocates are accusing the state of stalling.
     "The state's position being that the voters of South Dakota should pick the definition of marriage, rather than the federal court," South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said.
     "That's too bad, because the Constitution was written for a reason. It was written to ensure that our rights are protected and not subjected to the whims or majority of a popular vote," said Attorney Josh Newville, who represents six gay South Dakota couples.

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