AG's office asks La. Supreme Court to overturn judge's ruling on gay marriage

AG's office asks La. Supreme Court to overturn judge's ruling on gay marriage

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Office of the Louisiana Attorney General has asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

The ruling by District Judge Edward Rubin of Lafayette was made as part of a case where two women are trying to adopt. One of the women is already the child's parent.

The ruling only affects Lafayette, Acadia and Vermilion parishes.

The decision is the opposite of one earlier this month by a federal judge. He ruled the state's gay marriage ban does not violate the constitution.

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