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Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban--but marriages can't start yet! 

The Associated Press reports:

However, Tuesday’s ruling was temporarily put on hold because it will be appealed, meaning it is not yet clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses.

U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn in Louisville concluded in Tuesday’s ruling that the state’s prohibition on same-sex couples being wed violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution by treating gay couples differently than straight couples.

Attorney L. Joe Dunman provides further insight on the ruling.

Great news!!