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Martin Cothran

Ky. gay marriage ban nixed, but no weddings yet

 Gay marriage advocates nationwide heralded the ruling striking down deeply conservative Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage as a significant milestone, though matrimonies won’t begin in earnest there anytime soon. Tuesday’s ruling by a federal judge, which said Kentucky’s ban violated the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution, was put on hold because similar cases

Ky. seeks delay in recognizing same-sex marriage

 Move suggests state attorney general is considering joining counterparts in six other states who have decided not to appeal similar rulings. Kentucky’s attorney general asked a federal judge on Thursday to delay by 90 days an order requiring the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Citing the importance of the case, Attorney