[JURIST] The Tulsa County Clerk's Office filed a notice of appeal on Thursday with the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [official website] to overturn a district court ruling striking down Oklahoma's constitutional amendment [text] banning same-sex marriage. The district court judge ruled [JURIST report] on Tuesday that Part A of the amendment violates [Tulsa World report] the Equal Protections Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. In his opinion, Judge Terence Kern wrote [text, PDF] that Part A was...

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