Meanwhile, a state official said that extending marriage benefits to same-sex couples was like 'giving money to people's pets.'
Pennsylvania's governor said marriages between gay and lesbian couples are legally 'meaningless,' like marriages between 12-year-olds. The statewide equality organization was not pleased.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she "cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's version of DOMA. I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional."