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Iowa Court: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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Iowa Court: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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Iowa Court: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Iowa Court: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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Iowa's Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday that the state's same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couple.

That makes Iowa the third state, and the first in the Midwest, where gay marriage will be legal.

Joyce Russell reports for Iowa Public Radio.