Wyoming same-sex marriage ban challenged Sarah Miley at 9:08 AM ET
[JURIST] A gay couple has filed suit [Justia docket] in the US District Court for the District of Wyoming [official website] challenging the state's law defining marriage [20-1-101 text] as only existing between a man and a woman. The suit was filed earlier this month by David Shupe-Roderick and Ryan W. Dupree of Cheyenne after they were denied a marriage license from the office of the Laramie County Clerk [official website]. The plaintiffs are seeking an injunction against the enforcement of any law that denies same-sex couples the right to civil marriage. The district attorney has yet to comment on the suit. The plaintiffs will serve as their own legal representatives [AP report].
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