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Winning Streak Broken: Judge Upholds State's Gay Marriage Ban

 
Winning Streak Broken: Judge Upholds State's Gay Marriage Ban
Posted Thursday, September 4th 2014 @ 1pm  by Newser Editors and Wire Services

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(NEWSER) – A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages yesterday, a rare loss for gay marriage supporters who had won more than 20 consecutive rulings overturning bans in other states.

US District Judge Martin Feldman also upheld the state's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed legally in other states. His ruling was the first to uphold a state ban since the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year.

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