Lawsuit seeks overturn of same-sex marriage ban

Bozeman Daily Chronicle

by Whitney Bermes

HELENA – Riding the wave of recent court rulings that have legalized same-sex marriages in several states, four Montana couples filed a lawsuit Wednesday asking a federal judge to overturn the state’s ban on gay marriage…

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester also released a statement supporting the couples in the federal lawsuit.

“Montanans believe in the right to make a good life for their families, and denying some couples the right to marry denies them happiness and equal protection under the law,” Tester said. “It’s time our laws reflect our values.”

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