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  • FILE - This Dec. 20, 2013 file photo shows Elise Larsen, left, and Samantha Christensen, right, displaying their marriage license after being one of the first same sex couples to receive one at the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office in Salt Lake City. Hours after federal judges struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, activist Evan Wolfson and his colleagues reached out to gay rights groups in the deeply conservative states with both congratulations and a reminder: Court wins alone won't be enough.  (AP Photo/Kim Raff, file)

    Delicate path for gay marriage in red states

    Hours after federal judges struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, activist Evan Wolfson and his colleagues reached out to gay rights groups in the deeply conservative states with both congratulations and a reminder: Court wins alone won't be enough.

  • FILE - This Monday Nov. 25, 2013 file photo shows Carol Schall, left, and her partner, Mary Townley, at their home in Richmond, Va.   The couple, who were married in California in 2008, decided to join a lawsuit challenging Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.  Almost overnight, Virginia has emerged as a critical state in the nationwide fight to grant gay men and women the right to wed. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

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  • Gary Paul Wright is part a large gathering on the boardwalk in Asbury Park as the New Jersey United for Marriage campaign announces that several national groups that support recognition of same-sex marriage are teaming up in New Jersey, saying the state is primed to allow gay couples to wed. (Associated Press)

    Gay-marriage campaign heads to state courts

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    Irreconcilable differences: Conflicting marriage laws a problem for gay couples

    The number of states expected to legalize gay marriage may be topping out and, unless the U.S. Supreme Court decides otherwise, there are few signs that a large number of other states will follow suit anytime soon. Can the United States live with such irreconcilable differences?

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    For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They'd won every time the issue went to a popular vote. That winning streak has now been shattered in a multistate electoral sweep by gay-marriage supporters — a historic tipping point likely to influence other states and possibly even the Supreme Court.

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