Angela Schaefer (right), 31, and her longtime partner, Jennifer Schaefer, 28, got a application for a marriage license on Oct. 8 after a Johnson County judge directed the district court clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The state attorney general then moved to block the action, and on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court left in place a lower-court ruling that found Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.
Angela Schaefer (right), 31, and her longtime partner, Jennifer Schaefer, 28, got a application for a marriage license on Oct. 8 after a Johnson County judge directed the district court clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The state attorney general then moved to block the action, and on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court left in place a lower-court ruling that found Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional. File photo by TAMMY LJUNGBLAD The Kansas City Star
Angela Schaefer (right), 31, and her longtime partner, Jennifer Schaefer, 28, got a application for a marriage license on Oct. 8 after a Johnson County judge directed the district court clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The state attorney general then moved to block the action, and on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court left in place a lower-court ruling that found Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional. File photo by TAMMY LJUNGBLAD The Kansas City Star

U.S. Supreme Court lifts the delay on same-sex marriages in Kansas

November 12, 2014 5:08 PM