Calcasieu expected to issue same-sex marriage licenses 'sometime today'

Calcasieu expected to issue same-sex marriage licenses 'sometime today'

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court Lynn Jones said they do expect to issue same-sex marriage licenses sometime today.

Jones said his office is in contact with the state Clerks of Court Association and is working to get the forms changed. Jones also said they are waiting on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, which is expected to reverse its previous ruling sometime today.

Jones said his office has received some calls from people asking if the licenses can be issued today.

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