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Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

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In his ruling, Senior United States District Judge Bernard A. Friedman wrote that the ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Friedman's ruling makes Michigan the 18th state plus Washington D.C. to allow same-sex marriage.

You can read the ruling, uploaded by the Detroit News, here.

This post was updated.