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Posted: December 21, 2013 at 5:19 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “In the absence of such evidence, the State’s unsupported fears and speculations are insufficient to justify the State’s refusal to dignify the family relationships of its gay and lesbian citizens.” U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby, on how Utah’s law passed by voters in 2004 violates gay couples’ rights to due process and equal protection

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Front Section, Pages 3 on 12/21/2013