Same-Sex Ban Unconstitutional

Same-Sex Ban Unconstitutional

Federal judge rules Oklahoma's same sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
(KFOR) U.S. District Judge Terence Kern ruled on Tuesday that Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

The opinion was handed down as part of a lawsuit filed in 2004 by two lesbian couples in Tulsa.

They filed the lawsuit in 2004 after Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly passed State Question 711, which defined marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

It also said same-sex marriages performed in other states would not be recognized in Oklahoma.

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