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BREAKING: Calif. Supreme Court refuses to revive Prop 8 challenge

| Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to halt gay marriages in the state, leaving opponents of same-sex weddings few - if any - legal options to stop the unions.

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Calif. Supreme Court rejects emergency plea to stop gay marriages

| Monday, July 15, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Not giving up: Opponents ask California Supreme Court to stop gay weddings

| Friday, July 12, 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez, APProp 8 lead plaintiffs Sandy Stier, left, exchanges wedding vows with Kris Perry during a ceremony presided by California Attorney General Kamala Harris at City Hall in San Francisco, Friday,  June 28, 2013.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Opponents of same-sex marriage demanded Friday that the California Supreme Court immediately halt the practice that recently resumed in the nation's largest state after a nine-year legal battle.

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Federal court agrees to consolidate appeals on constitutionality of Proposition 8

| Tuesday, November 22, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to consolidate the appeal of the 2010 ruling that declared California's Proposition 8 as unconstitutional, with the appeal of another federal judge's refusal to vacate the ruling on the grounds that the presiding judge was biased.

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California Supreme Court: Prop 8 proponents can defend gay marriage ban

| Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Earl Warren Building in San Francisco, home to the California Supreme Court.
SAN FRANCISCO -- In a unanimous ruling Thursday, the California Supreme Court said that Proposition 8 sponsors have the legal right to defend the state's ban on same sex marriage.

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California Supreme Court to rule on ‘standing’ issue in Proposition 8 appeal

| Wednesday, November 16, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice that it will rule Thursday whether proponents of California's Proposition 8 have "legal standing" to defend the 2008 voter-approved law ban on same-sex marriage.

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NCLR says Prop 8 sponsors should not be allowed to ‘usurp’ elected officials

| Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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Calling it an "unthinkable blow to California’s democratic system of government if the handful of individuals who sponsored Prop 8 could make decisions for the entire state," Kate Kendell, Executive Director of the NCLR, on Tuesday said that proponents of Proposition 8 should not be allowed to "usurp duly elected officials."

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California Supreme Court to hear arguments on ‘standing’ in Prop 8 appeal

| Monday, September 5, 2011
The Earl Warren Building is San Francisco, home to the California Supreme Court.
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the California Supreme Court will hear arguments as to whether there is any authority under California law that gives Yes on 8 the right to appeal a ruling that struck down the state ban on same-sex marriage when state officials decided not to.

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NOM’s Proposition 8 hypocrisy will not be forgotten

| Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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It’s ironic that the National Organization for Marriage spent over 1.8 million in the effort to pass California's Proposition 8, but was nowhere to be seen when it came to defending it in court...

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California AG tells Court that Prop 8 supporters do not have ‘standing’ to appeal

| Thursday, May 5, 2011
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris submitted a brief to the state's Supreme Court earlier this week, arguing that state law does not allow the supporters of Proposition 8 -- the 2008 voter approved ban on gay marriage -- the right to defend the measures in court.

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