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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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1: The number of U.S. states that allow civil unions between same-sex couples, but not marriage. That state is Colorado, which has a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Civil unions are also still available in Hawaii, Illinois and New Jersey even though same-sex marriage is now legal in all three states.)

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