Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Kansas

Follow-up on the story posted the other day…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said same-sex marriages can go ahead in Kansas in a decision that the state insists applies to only two counties.

Separately Wednesday, a federal judge struck down South Carolina’s ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional.

The nation’s highest court denied a request from Kansas to prevent gay and lesbian couples from marrying while the state fights the issue in court. The order is consistent with how the justices have handled recent requests from other states that have sought to keep their bans in place while they appealed lower court rulings in favor of gay and lesbian couples.

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