Minn. gay couple in '71 marriage case still joined
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Supreme Court's decision to take up a gay marriage case may be the first step to vindication for two men who tried to get married in Minnesota in 1970.
Jack Baker and Michael McConnell walked into a Minneapolis courthouse on May 18, 1970, in a futile attempt to get a marriage license. Their lawsuit led to a legal precedent often cited by federal courts to reject or avoid taking up gay marriage cases.
The men still live in Minneapolis, and Baker told The Associated Press by email that it was inevitable the Supreme Court would take up the issue one day.
That day came Friday, when the justices agreed to hear two cases that challenge official discrimination against gay Americans.
Recipe for Have Pork will Grill Cider Glazed Pork Chops Dilled & Grilled Potatoes /Asparagus Ingredients for four people 2 bottles Hard Cider (Cider Boys is great.) 4 Pork Chops (Place chops in casseroleMore >>
Recipe for "Have Pork will Grill" ... from Wildwood Sports Bar & GrillMore >>
Recipe for Cajun Rib-eye, Cheddar Potato Cakes & Corn on Cobb with Voodoo Butter Ingredients for four people 4-Ribeyes (any Steak Works) ½ cup Cajun Seasoning ( Recipe Follows) 1 Cup Voodoo ButterMore >>
Recipe for "Little Bit of Cajun" ... from Wildwood Sports Bar & GrillMore >>
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.