The proposed constitutional amendment with the same-sex ban dies in the U. The ruling was immediately stayed pending appeal. United States Election Project. Florida and Arizona voters do the same. Retrieved Others, including moderately conservative Latter-day Saint KSL radio talk show host Doug Wright, believed that since the new statement applied only to "sexual relations" it highlighted precisely how Amendment 3 went too far.
They responded with the "Yes! Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court's ruling that upheld same-sex marriage, calling state bans on such unions unconstitutional. The state argued that there was "nothing unusual" in enforcing policies that encourage "responsible procreation" and the "optimal mode of child-rearing".
By upholding U. But, moments after the letters were delivered, the state announced it would do no such thing. Charles A.
Share Tweet Email. Nina Totenberg. He wrote: "Odds of certiorari being granted are always long, but you only need four votes. After Shelby and then the full 10th Circuit Court denied Utah's request for a staythe state asked the Supreme Court to step in. But regardless, these were marriages that were legal when they took place.
Attorney for the District of Nevada , Monte N. The Church accordingly favors measures that define marriage as the union of a man and a woman and that do not confer legal status on any other sexual relationship. Utah will go to the U.