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US Judge Strikes Down Michigan's Ban on Gay Marriage

A U.S. federal judge has struck down a ban on same sex marriage in the northern state of Michigan, the latest in series of court rulings that has found gay marriage bans unconstitutional. The U.S. district judge released a 31-page opinion Friday, saying the ban violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantees of equal protection under the law. The challenge was brought by two foster mothers, and the case mostly focused on the impact of same-sex parenting on children. Federal judges in...

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