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LOUISVILLE, KY, February 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A judicial ruling that Kentucky must recognize same-sex “marriages” conducted in other nations or U.S. states may spell more trouble for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II offered a strongly worded rebuke to tradition and religion on Wednesday, saying the state amendment — which was approved by three-quarters of state voters — “demeans” homosexuals.

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The Madison Project, a national grassroots organization that favors traditional marriage, noted that President George H.W. Bush appointed Heyburn to the bench in the early 1990s following a recommendation “from Senator Mitch McConnell who used him as a special counsel while serving as Judge Executive of Jefferson County in the early ‘80s. Thanks to McConnell, Kentucky is being subjected to the tyranny of the liberal agenda without a vote.” (Emphasis in original.)

The group, along with the Senate Conservatives Fund, is backing McConnell's GOP primary opponent, Matt Bevin, who has seen his poll numbers rise 24 percent since the first of the year.

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The Bluegrass Poll shows McConnell with a solid lead over Bevin. However, it also shows Democratic challenger Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes defeating McConnell but losing to Bevin.

The Republican primary is May 20.

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