Pennsylvania Attorney General will not defend state in gay marriage lawsuit

Pennsylvania Attorney General will not defend state in gay marriage lawsuit

Philly.com is reporting that Attorney General Kathleen Kane is expected to announce Thursday that her office won’t defend the state in a federal lawsuit that challenges Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage.

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UPDATE:  Kathleen Kane released her official statement today –

“I cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s (law banning same-sex marriage), where I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional.” – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

To which openly gay (and handsome) PA Rep. Brian Sims tweeted this:

Pennsylvania Attorney General will not defend state in gay marriage lawsuit