Federal judge hears arguments in lawsuit challenging ban on gay marriage in Texas Constitution

  • by: CHRIS TOMLINSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 3:20 PM

SAN ANTONIO — A lawyer representing Texas asked a federal judge Wednesday to reject pleas from two gay couples to suspend the state constitution's definition of marriage as between one man and one woman, calling the legalization of same-sex marriages "a more recent innovation than Facebook."

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