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UPDATE ~ Final results in: Louisiana same-sex marriage ban approved

[JURIST] With all of the 4,124 precincts now reporting, 78 percent of Louisiana voters have approved a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriages and recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages. The proposed amendment, now passed, may be read here [PDF].

The turnout was a mere 27 percent of Louisiana's 2.8 million voters, with the strongest voter resistance coming from the New Orleans area which has a strong gay community. AP has more.

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