New York Supreme Court Rules Against State Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

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New York State Supreme Court Justice Doris Ling-Cohan rules that the state's ban on same-sex marriages violates the state's constitution. A 30-day stay is placed on the order to stop denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples so opponents have a chance to appeal.

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