What It's Costing States to Fight Marriage Equality
By Jen Jones on 01/13/2015 @ 10:00 AM
The Progressive Pulse's Sharon McCloskey shares the hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars paid -- and millions still pending -- for states to defend unconstitutional bans on the freedom to marry.
As same-sex marriage bans continue to fall in the courts, states on the losing side of the battle are finding themselves on the hook for attorneys’ fees incurred by proponents of marriage equality, to the tune of more than $800,000 thus far, according to Zoe Tillman in this National Law Journal post.
And requests for millions more are still pending in cases making their way through the appellate courts, Tillman notes.
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