Utah plans to take gay marriage fight to Supreme Court soon

December 27, 2013

After multiple failed attempts at temporarily blocking gay marriages in the state over the past week, the Utah attorney general plans to elevate the fight to the U.S. Supreme Court … soon. In a Christmas Day statement, the attorney general’s office said it planned to appeal a lower court’s denial of its request Thursday, but in a follow-up yesterday the office said it needed more time.

“Due to the necessity of coordination with outside counsel the filing of the appeal may be delayed for a few days,” the office said in a Thursday statement. “It is the intent of the Attorney General’s Office to file with the Supreme Court as soon as possible.”

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Niraj Chokshi reports for GovBeat, The Post's state and local policy blog.
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