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4 gay couples challenge La. gay marriage ban

Saturday, 15 February 2014 07:00

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four gay married couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Louisiana Constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.

Two of the couples said their daughters — one 10 months old, the other 2 ½ years old — were their main reasons for joining the other couples and the Forum for Equality Louisiana in filing the lawsuit Wednesday.

Published in Louisiana Local News