Estimated reading time: 0 minutes, 39 seconds

Roberts' Dissent on Gay Marriage Inspires Montana Man to Apply to Legally Marry Second Wife

Inspired by Justice Roberts’s dissent in the Supreme Court case that made gay marriages legal nationwide, a Montana man applied for a marriage license to wed a second wife. So reports the Associated Press.

The application is being reviewed by Kevin Gillen, the chief civil litigator in the town where the man, 46-year-old Nathan Collier, resides. Gillen promises Collier a response, but says that so far, his review of Montana bigamy laws doesn’t allow for one person to hold more than one marriage license.

Justice Roberts’s dissent states that polygamists could make the same arguments made by the plaintiffs in the gay marriage case, Obergefell v. Hodges—namely that disallowing a homosexual partner’s right to legally marry disrespects that individual.

Read the full article from the Associated Press.

Read 7026 times
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Visit other PMG Sites:

PMG360 is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal data we collect from our subscribers/agents/customers/exhibitors and sponsors. On May 25th, the European's GDPR policy will be enforced. Nothing is changing about your current settings or how your information is processed, however, we have made a few changes. We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect, how and why we collect it.