California's Ban On Gay Marriage Was Just Ruled Unconstitutional In Ninth Circuit, Supreme Court Case Sure to Follow

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The 9th Circuit Court ruled this morning that the popular referendum, Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California was unconstitutional. The ruling does not lift the stay, so legally-recognised gay marriage will not resume in California just yet. 

The ruling overturns the referrendum under the equal protection clause and states: “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California.”

It seems like a Supreme Court case is inevitable. 

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