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Same-sex marriage by the numbers

Published On: Mar 26 2013 11:50:53 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 10 2014 09:29:10 AM CST

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced the Justice Department will issue a memo Monday that recognizes same-sex marriages "to the greatest extent possible under the law." Take a look at the numbers behind same-sex marriage.

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39 percent: The approximate percentage of Americans who live in states where same-sex marriage is currently legal, according to 2012 population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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