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Davis 'Pleased' Texas Judge Ruled Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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The response came shortly after U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ordered a stay along with the ruling on the ban.

In his decision, Garcia wrote that the state's constitutional ban violates equal protection rights under the Fourteenth Amendment.

Read the ruling here.

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