Pennsylvania governor won’t appeal same-sex marriage ruling

[JURIST] Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett [official website] announced [press release] on Wednesday that he will not appeal a federal court ruling [opinion, PDF] that struck down [JURIST report] the state’s ban on same-sex marriage [JURIST backgrounder]. Corbett stated [AP report] that the ruling, authored by Judge John Jones E. Jones III [official profile], goes against his political and religious beliefs. However, Corbett said that he would not appeal the ruling because he felt such an effort would likely fail:Given the…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/05/pennsylvania-governor-wont-appeal-same-sex-marriage-ruling.php

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