beseech the State of Utah to cease any and all appeals relating to
Judge Robert Shelby’s decision striking down Amendment 3, Utah’s ban on
The whole situation is an embarrassment to Utah
and will be seen as a black mark on our state’s history someday. Gov.
Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes need a serious reality check.
Times have changed. The ’50s are over! Leave It to Beaver is off the
air! The writing is on the wall. Marriage equality is coming to the
United States. The sooner our leaders grasp this, the better off
everyone will be.
And the money being allocated to fight Judge
Shelby’s ruling is simply outrageous. It has been estimated that the
state’s appeal will cost as much as $2 million. Wouldn’t that be better
spent on—I don’t know—our money-starved education system?
for the State of Utah to join the real world and allow members of the
LGBT community to be treated equally under the law, as stated in the
Salt Lake City