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9th Circuit Keeps Gay Marriage Ban in Place

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the plaintiffs' motion in the Proposition 8 lawsuit to vacate the stay of the decision overturning California's constitutional ban on gay marriage, thus keeping the ban in effect until the court issues its decision in the case.  The 9th Circuit has certified a question of California law to the California Supreme Court and is currently awaiting that court's determination before moving forward on the matter.


9th Circuit Keeps Gay Marriage Ban in Place