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California gay marriage ban overturned, appeal planned


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/california_gay_marriage_ban_ruled_unconstitutional_by_us_appeals_court_20

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday found California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional in a case that is likely to lead to a showdown on the issue in the U.S. Supreme Court. Proponents of the ban said they would appeal the ruling, and the Protect Marriage coalition that sponsored the ban called the judgment "out of step with every other federal appellate and Supreme Court decision." The appeal is likely to keep gay marriage on hold pending future proceedings.

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