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  • Judge Shelby also said the state failed to show that allowing same-sex marriage would harm traditional marriages, and the state's fears and speculations were unsupported and insufficient to justify denying gay couples the right to marry.

    Even in Utah: Judge strikes down state gay marriage ban →

  • "The state’s current laws deny its gay and lesbian citizens their fundamental right to marry and, in so doing, demean the dignity of these same-sex couples for no rational reason," wrote Judge Shelby. "Accordingly, the court finds that these laws are unconstitutional."

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