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July 01, 2014


Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban in Kentucky

A federal judge ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry in Kentucky, the Louisville Courier Journal reports.

U.S. District Judge John Heyburn "rejected the only justification offered by lawyers for Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) -- that traditional marriages contribute to a stable birth rate and the state's long-term economic stability."

Said Heyburn: "These arguments are not those of serious people."

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