USA, Pennsylvania: Health Department Files Brief Citing “Serious and Limitless Harm” From Weddings

Written by scott on August 12th, 2013

Pennsylvania mapSeriously? In a new filing, the state Health Department basically says the sky is falling. Pink News reports:

The decision by a Pennsylvania county clerk to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples could result in a separation of powers violation which ”risks causing serious and limitless harm”, a filing by lawyers for the state Health Department said on Monday. The latest filing, on behalf of the department as well as Governor Tom Corbett, in the Commonwealth Court added to a legal claim against D Bruce Hanes, the Montgomery County orphan’s court clerk who has so far issued 116 marriage licences to same-sex couples, reports the Associated Press. “There is no limit to the administrative and legal chaos that is likely to flow from the clerk’s unlawful practice,” the administration’s lawyers wrote.

They must be scared sh*tless over there.

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