Judge rules Colorado ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

[JURIST] A federal judge for the US District Court for the District of Colorado [official website] on Wednesday struck down Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage [JURIST backgrounder] as unconstitutional, but he elected to stay his ruling until August 25 pending an appeal to a higher court. Wednesday’s ruling found in favor of six same-sex couples [Reuters report] who brought a challenge to the 2006 marriage amendment [Amendment 43, PDF] in the state that defines marriage as a union between a…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/07/judge-rules-colorado-ban-on-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional.php

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