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May 19, 2014- Oregon Becomes 18th State to Legalize Gay Marriage

“A federal judge struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Monday [May 19, 2014].

‘Because Oregon’s marriage laws discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation without a rational relationship to any legitimate government interest, the laws violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution,’ U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said in his ruling.”