Christian Legal Group Makes Last Minute Plea to Halt Gay Marriage

The Virginia-based Liberty Counsel petitioned the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco yesterday, asking them to halt same-sex marriages, claiming “that the wording of the California Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriages allows the lower court to set the terms and schedule for implementing the decision.”

Lc_2The group argued that the high court’s ruling “put dozens of state laws addressing marriage into conflict and that the Legislature needs time to address those issues,” according to the AP.

Said San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera: “I am not aware of a process in American law that enables parties to effectively appeal a higher court ruling to a lower court.”