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    Months before two South Carolina federal judges wrote historic decisions last year decreeing that South Carolina must recognize gay marriages and allow gays to get married, folks in the small Pee Dee town of Latta had already taken their own stand on gay rights and gay marriage. Faced with a choice of whether to keep a powerful mayor who fired a police chief, apparently because she was involved in a romantic relationship with another woman, citizens flocked to the polls and stripped the mayor of his powers. Town Council then hired Chief Crystal Moore back. -- John Monk, Video by Matt Walsh read more at thestate.com

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