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US Supreme Court Temporarily Stops Gay Marriage in Utah

The U.S. Supreme Court has put on hold gay marriages in the western state of Utah while a federal appeals court considers the issue further. The decision Monday blocks any new same-sex marriages in the conservative state where nearly two-thirds of all residents belong to the Mormon church. Utah changed its constitution in 2004 to ban gay marriage, but a U.S. District Judge ruled in December that the ban violates gay couples' rights. December's ruling led hundreds of gay couples to...

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