NBC News: Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge has declared a Pennsylvania ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

NBC News has reported that Judge John Jones III has ruled in favor of 23 residents who challenged the law.

“The issue we resolve today is a divisive one. Some of our citizens are made deeply uncomfortable by the notion of same-sex marriage. However, that same-sex marriage causes discomfort in some does not make its prohibition constitutional,” he said.

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