Two states, coming from different sides of the gay marriage debate, said Tuesday that they were appealing the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking a constitutional ruling that will finally settle the question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marry.
Utah Atty. Gen. Sean Reyes said he had a duty to defend the decision of his state’s voters, but also said he welcomed the “clear finality” of a high court ruling.
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An earlier version of this post misspelled the first name of Marc Solomon, campaign director for Freedom to Marry, as Mark.