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Wyoming gay couple files lawsuit against town leaders

CASPER (AP) — A same-sex couple who own a restaurant in western Wyoming have filed a federal lawsuit, contending that town officials discriminated against them in applying local rules and codes.

 

January 16, 2018



CASPER (AP) — A same-sex couple who own a restaurant in western Wyoming have filed a federal lawsuit, contending that town officials discriminated against them in applying local rules and codes.

Marc and Rusty Andrus assert in their lawsuit that the town of Thayne has violated their constitutional rights to equal protection under the law and due process.

KTWO-AM in Casper reports the lawsuit contends the mayor and town council has inconsistently, if not illegally, applied rules about restaurants, liquor licenses, regulations, council meeting procedures, law enforcement other issues since...



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