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2nd federal lawsuit seeks to overturn AZ gay marriage ban (access required)

A second lawsuit challenging Arizona’s same-sex marriage ban was filed in a federal district court in Phoenix on Wednesday, arguing that the ban violates the U.S. Constitution’s mandate of equality and is akin to anti-miscegenation laws.

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