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Supreme Court to review them, and the state officials in Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio who had won in the Sixth Circuit endorsed those requests in order to have a Supreme Court ruling on the subject of same-sex marriage.
Retrieved October 14, S District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman ruled that same-sex couples in Cook Countywhich includes Illinois' largest city Chicagocould obtain marriage licenses immediately and need not wait until the law's June 1 effective date.
That decision was met by actions at both the federal and state level to restrict marriage to male-female couples, notably the enactment at the federal level of the Defense of Marriage Act. Nelson"for want of a substantial federal question. NBC News.
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