The Goshen County letter was sent to Mead, Senate President-elect Phil Nicholas and House Speaker-elect Kermit Brown. Nicholas and Brown are both Republicans from Laramie.
Mead responded in a statement that he’s been firm in his stance that marriage is between a man and woman but Wyoming must follow court orders that forced the state to accept gay marriage.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Mead noted the Goshen County group was silent when the state was fighting gay marriage in court.
Same-sex marriage became legal in Wyoming on October 21 after a federal court judge struck down the ban as unconstitutional, saying that the state must comply with a ruling by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in cases from Utah and Oklahoma
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