By Brett Barrouquere
A federal judge is giving Kentucky more time to officially recognize same-sex “marriages” performed in other states and countries, saying doing so will allow the law to become settled without causing confusion or granting rights only to have them taken away.
The ruling Wednesday comes just two days before “gay” couples would have been allowed to change their names on official identifications and documents and obtain the benefits of any other married couple in Kentucky.
U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II of Louisville said in a four-page order that it is “best that these momentous changes occur upon full review” rather than being implemented too soon or causing confusing changes.
Heyburn said the delay would stay in place until the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati either rules on the merits of the case or orders the stay lifted.
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