The Campaign For DA

10.01.2009

"The room is spinning because of all of the gayness." - Ricky Bobby

A voter-approved state constitutional amendment and the Texas Family Code prohibit same-sex marriages or civil unions. And the Texas attorney general had intervened in the two men’s divorce case, arguing that since a gay marriage isn’t recognized in Texas, a Texas court can’t dissolve one through divorce.

But Dallas state District Judge Tena Callahan ruled Thursday that the state's bans on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional guarantee to equal protection under the law.

Story. Edit: Here's a bombshell: Bud Kennedy reported that the judge represented the two men as their attorney in 1999 in this case.