ADN Store. Read more: A short history of same-sex marriage in Alaska. Governor Walker, who took office on December 1, said in a statement that he opposed spending on litigation with little chance of success. Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified how the Alaska Supreme Court dealt with Brause v.
Pearson said she hopes Parnell will "stand down" from challenging the lawsuit. Share on Google Plus.
The answer was that it has to be worked out under state laws. The bill touched on a range of areas including adoption, divorce and property rights. It marks a public split with Gov. In Januarya similar bill was introduced in the Alaska Legislature.
The U. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess found Alaska's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman unconstitutional Sunday, Oct. Inthe Alaska Legislature passed Ballot Measure 2a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, which was approved in a popular referendum on November 3,
Contests Graduate Gallery. Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen as a pivotal swing vote in the case, wrote the majority opinion. We expect our office will be busy tomorrow [October 13] but we will make every effort to help customers as quickly as possible.
Sean Parnell, said in an email to The Associated Press.