Louisiana Judge Rules Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Clashing With Federal Court

Well, Lovelies, I think this one certainly slipped by my radar. Lol Glad to see there’s at least ONE judge in Louisiana with sense. 😀

WASHINGTON — Less than 20 days after a federal judge found Louisiana’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages to be constitutional, a state court judge in Lafayette Parish disagreed in a 23-page opinion that recognized the marriage of two women who married in California — and ordered officials to allow other, unmarried same-sex couples to marry in the state.

KATC news reported that Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office already had initiated an appeal of the decision. One of the women’s lawyers, Paul Baier, told BuzzFeed News that he had high hopes for any appeal to the state’s Supreme Court, saying, “I think our justices have some backbones.”

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