In response, Governor of Utah Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes announced that Utah would comply with the decision of the Court and swiftly advise state agencies to recognize legally performed same-sex marriages. Classifieds My Listings. Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territoriesthough marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands.
Retrieved April 8, That same day, the State Senate, by a vote, approved the bill. The Latest. Hours later, the Utah attorney general's office appealed the decision to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver and also filed a motion asking Shelby to stay the ruling while it seeks to defend Utah's Amendment 3.
It was signed by the Governor on March 6.
Herbert called on Utahns to treat each other with kindness and respect regardless of their personal beliefs about same-sex marriage. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The high court's stay remained in place while Utah appealed Shelby's ruling to the 10th Circuit.
January 6, Windsor that held Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Actwhich denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages, unconstitutional. Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.
Hundreds flocked to obtain licenses. It demeans the dignity of gay relationships," Rosky said. But the state disputes that in its appeal.