The Brief: Gay Marriage Back in Spotlight

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A big week for gay marriage in Texas has pushed the issue back into the political spotlight.

On Thursday, the state, as expected, filed notice that it would appeal U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia’s Wednesday ruling striking down Texas' gay marriage ban. The ruling drew the expected reactions from politicians running for office, with Republicans, like Greg Abbott, saying it should be overturned and Democrats, like Wendy Davis, praising it. The case now heads to the conservative U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Also on Thursday, Shelley Kofler of Dallas' KERA reported on a ...

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