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Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in Kentucky

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the following statement after U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn struck down Kentucky’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages performed outside the Commonwealth:

“I am proud of the four Kentucky families who are standing up for marriage equality in this lawsuit and of the thousands more who continue this fight every day. Today’s ruling is an important step forward in the march toward recognition of all marriages under the law and full equality in our Commonwealth.”