Corbett Fires Back In Pa. Gay Marriage Licenses Dispute

Law360, Philadelphia (November 1, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania’s Gov. Tom Corbett argued Thursday that a group of same-sex couples did not have a recognizable constitutional claim in their bid to have a state judge validate marriage licenses they were issued earlier this year by a rogue court clerk in suburban Philadelphia.

Corbett said that the equal protection and due process clauses of the federal and state constitutions did not afford protection to 21 couples who filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court in September challenging a Pennsylvania law that defines marriage as between one man...
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