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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Tennessee and three other states gay marriage ban upheld

The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation's circuit courts that virtually guarantees Supreme Court review.
The 2-1 ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit reversed district court rulings that had struck down gay marriage bans in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee...continue

This comes as a surprise considering the recent string of court rulings across the nation striking down similar bans. A rare loss for same sex marriage supporters that had won nearly every case since the Supreme Court ruled the  'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional in 2013. Like the article says..."Supreme Court", here we come!