This statue is located in Utah's Capitol building, beneath a mural of Brigham Young and the first Mormon pioneers traveling out west. "Utah is a place that understands the value of immigration," says Utah's speaker of the House, Becky Lockhart. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert addresses a crowd during a rally at the Western Republican Leadership Conference in Sandy, Utah, in April. Herbert reiterated his support of the state's same-sex marriage ban, which was struck down Wednesday by a federal panel. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court on Monday in Provo, Utah. Prosecutors have filed six first-degree murder charges against her. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Siale Angilau, 25, an accused street gang member, in a picture provided by the Utah Department of Corrections. Angilau was fatally shot in federal court in Salt Lake City by a U.S. marshal on Monday. HANDOUT/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Plaintiff and gay rights activist Derek Kitchen (left) and partner Moudi Sbeity stand with relatives after a hearing at the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Thursday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Chris Serrano, left, and Clifton Webb embrace after being married on Dec. 20 in the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office in Salt Lake City. Kim Raff/AP hide caption

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Derek Kitchen (left) and his partner, Moudi Sbeity, talk with the media outside Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse earlier this month, where a challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples was decided on Friday. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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