The Oklahoma Marriage Argument in the 10th Circuit

Today a panel of three judges from the 10th Circuit heard arguments in the Oklahoma marriage case. The trial judge had ruled (1) that he didn’t have jurisdiction to decide whether Oklahoma’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages contracted in other states was constitutional, because the only defendant in the case, a county clerk, had no role in the recognition of out-of-state marriages, and (2) that the state’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples marrying in the … <Read More>