California Supreme Court Overturns Same-sex Marriage Ban

June 2008
New American (08856540);6/9/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p8
The article reports that the Supreme Court has ruled against the ban on same-sex marriage in California. The court overturns two state laws that limit marriage to the union between a man and a woman and states that the term "right to marry" extends to same-sex couples. Pro-family groups were against the decision and support a proposal that may amend the state's Constitution to ban the same-sex marriages. California is the second state after Massachusetts to allow same-sex marriage.


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