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Montgomery County clerk appeals same sex marriage ruling

Published On: Oct 01 2013 05:09:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 01 2013 06:11:29 PM CDT

The Montgomery County clerk who was ordered to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples is taking his fight to the state's highest court.

The Montgomery County clerk who was ordered to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples is taking his fight to the state's highest court.

Register of Wills Bruce Hanes is appealing a recent Commonwealth Court ruling to the state Supreme Court.

Last month Hanes was ordered to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

He had issued a total of 174 licenses before the ruling.