Justice Arizona, Alaska join 29 other states recognizing gay marriage

A federal judge in Arizona has struck down that state’s gay marriage ban, and the US Supreme Court has turned away a request by Alaska officials seeking a stay of a federal court ruling striking down that state’s ban.

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Two states – Arizona and Alaska – on Friday joined the ranks of 29 other state governments giving full recognition to same-sex marriage.