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Texas Attorney General Claims Limits on Gay Marriage Ruling

The attorney general in the southern U.S. state of Texas says county clerks and judges do not have to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings if they have religious objections, following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week recognizing the right of same-sex couples to get married anywhere in the country. In a letter Sunday to Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Attorney General Ken Paxton said the high court's 5-4 decision did not overrule Constitutional "rights of religious...

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