Gay rights group challenges West Virginia’s ban on marriage equailty

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Morgantown, W.Va. (AP) – A national gay rights organization is suting the state of West Virginia over its ban on same-sex marriages, declaring its Defense of Marriage Act a violation of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

New York-based Lambda Legal filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in Huntington on behalf of three same-sex couples and the child of one couple Oct. 1. It filed a similar lawsuit last month challenging Virginia’s ban on gay marriages.

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