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US Appeals Court Lifts More Gay Marriage Bans

A U.S. federal appeals court has struck down a ban on same-sex marriages in the western states of Idaho and Nevada, a day after the country's highest court let stand a similar ruling in five other states. The ruling Tuesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will also negate bans in Alaska, Arizona and Montana that fall within the court's jurisdiction. Once the 9th district court's ruling goes into effect, same-sex marriages will be legal in 35 U.S....

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