Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

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#1 Dec 13, 2013
Federal judge sets hearing for Texas same-sex marriage case
By Lisa Maria Garza
December 11, 2013 9:38 PM

By Lisa Maria Garza

DALLAS (Reuters)- A federal judge has agreed to hear a case filed by two same-sex couples in Texas seeking to overturn a state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, their lawyer said on Wednesday.

A San Antonio federal court will hear arguments in February in the case seeking to nullify a 2005 amendment that defines marriage as solely "the union of one man and one woman."

{Now those DL evangelical preachers will be able to marry their lovers legally.}

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