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Federal Judge Rules Texas Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage, but is leaving it in place pending a ruling by an appeals court later this year.


Jason PIckel and Darren Black Bear become the first openly gay married couple in Oklahoma by holding the ceremony on tribal land. (Getty Images)

2 Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Two same-sex couples are challenging Texas’ constitutional ban on gay marriage in a San Antonio federal court.