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    Marnee Rutledge, left, listens as Samantha Wolf speaks during a news conference in Detroit, Monday, April 14, 2014. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March. The ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of couples who say their constitutional rights are being violated by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)


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    John Knight, of the national American Civil Liberties Union’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Project, speaks during press conference announcing the group's filing of a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis., Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal)



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    Attorney John Mejia, with the American Civil Liberties Union, speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Utah over the issue of gay marriage, saying the official decision to stop granting benefits for newly married same-sex couples has created wrenching uncertainty. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says the state has put hundreds of gay and lesbian couples in legal limbo and prevented them from getting key protections for themselves and their children. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)


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    Attorney John Mejia, with the American Civil Liberties Union, foreground, speaks during a news conference as plaintiffs, in the back ground, look on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Utah over the issue of gay marriage, saying the official decision to stop granting benefits for newly married same-sex couples has created wrenching uncertainty. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says the state has put hundreds of gay and lesbian couples in legal limbo and prevented them from getting key protections for themselves and their children. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)




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    FILE - This July 29, 2010 file photo shows a Border Patrol agent checking the identification card of a bus driver at a checkpoint in Amado, Ariz. The American Civil Liberties Union reported Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014 that border patrol agents at checkpoints across southern Arizona are routinely violating the constitutional rights of U.S. residents, including unjustified detentions and illegal searches as a pretext to investigating other criminal activity in violation of the agency's mandate that stops be limited to inquiring about citizenship and visually inspecting vehicles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)



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