John M. Becker

BREAKING: Nebraska Marriage Ban Struck Down

Filed By John M. Becker | March 02, 2015 9:45 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics
Tags: gay marriage, marriage equality, Nebraska, same-sex marriage

nebraska-map.jpgStart your Monday morning off with some wonderful marriage equality news! Via KETV:

According to an order filed in federal court Monday, Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon said "all relevant state officials are ordered to treat same-sex couples the same as different sex couples in the context of processing a marriage license or determining the rights, protections, obligations or benefits of marriage."

The order is effective March 9 at 8 a.m.

Unless we add another state this week or opponents of marriage equality are able to obtain a stay of Judge Bataillon's ruling, next Monday the Cornhusker State will become freedom-to-marry state #38. Congratulations to LGBT Nebraskans!

A copy of the order is after the break, via Equality Case Files.

8:14-cv-00356 #54 - Nebraska Memo and Order by Equality Case Files

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