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Today federal judge John Heyburn issued his final order in Bourke v. Beshear, holding that Kentucky must recognize LGBT marriages performed in other jurisdictions. The lawsuit was filed by several same-sex couples, including Gregory Bourke and Michael Deleon, who married in Canada in 2004. Judge Heyburn was recommended by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and appointed by President George H.W. Bush in 1992. Will his holding Kentucky violated the Equal Protection Clause be upheld on appeal?