Gay marriage in the US: six ways states differ on the issue

Take a look at where states currently stand on gay marriage in the US.

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5. Have laws that define marriage as between a man and a woman

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    Benny Mangus takes part in the Marriage Amendment Rally on Halifax Mall behind the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., on May 17. The chatter over a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage rose Tuesday as thousands of conservative Christians rallied to urge the Legislature to vote on it, now that the Legislature's Republican leaders are open to the idea after Democrats blocked it for years.
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Eleven states have opted to go the legislative route in support of traditional marriage, enacting laws rather than amending their constitutions.

Delaware
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

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