Pa. Commonwealth Court To Hear Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage

Pennsylvania same-sex marriage challenge moves to the courts

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court will hear arguments on Wednesday about whether to stop the issuance of marriage licenses to gay couples.

Gov. Tom Corbett says it’s illegal, but a local mayor and others have been performing the ceremonies. But the court case could help clarify where Pennsylvania is heading on the issue.

“I’ve officiated eight couples so far. I have another one scheduled this week. And as long as they’re printing them out, out east, I want to be officiating them out west,” said Braddock Mayor John Fetterman.

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What are being printed in the eastern part of Pennsylvania are marriage licenses by the Clerk of Courts in Montgomery County.

And in Allegheny County:

“I’m very supportive of same-sex marriage and I think it should be the law of the land,” said Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. “Having said that, issuing licenses right now…

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