U.S : Judge strikes Michigan’s gay marriage ban

A federal judge on Friday ruled that Michigan's prohibition on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution, ordering the state to stop enforcing the ban.

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Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome
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“Today’s decision … affirms the enduring principle that regardless of whoever finds favor in the eyes of the most recent majority, the guarantee of equal protection must prevail,” U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman wrote.

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Michigan is the latest state in which federal judges have struck down state constitutional bans on gay marriage.

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Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome

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