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    Same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania became legal on May 20, 2014, when a U.S. federal district court judge ruled that the Commonwealth's 1996 statutory ban on recognizing same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. With this May 20, 2014 decision, same sex legal marriages are now considered to be a Qualifying Event.

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