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Thu November 17, 2011

Calif. Prop 8 Supporters Can Defend Gay Marriage Ban

The California Supreme Court ruled today that the sponsors of the state's voter-approved amendment banning same-sex marriage have the right to defend the ban in court. Last year, a judge ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional. The amendment's sponsors asked to defend the ban at the appellate level since both the governor and the attorney general have declined to do so. Richard Gonzales

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