They’re both rectangularish states in the northern part of the country. They both have Dakota in their name. And now, thanks to four plaintiff couples that are either unmarried or married in other locations and the Montana ACLU, they’re the only two states with gay marriage bans that aren’t being challenged by a lawsuit. The federal suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Great Falls, Montana today. We would like to extend a special thanks to one of the couples, Ben Milano and Chase Weinhandl of Bozeman, Montana, for completely destroying our research intern’s productivity, as he’s been drooling over that picture of them looking scrumptious in the woods for the last 45 minutes.
Montana bans same-sex marriage by both constitutional amendment and state law