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Petition for Rehearing of Prop 8 Decision

Supporters of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage have filed a request to have an 11-judge panel review the decision of a lower three-judge panel that declared Prop 8 unconstitutional. The petitioners argue that the lower panel applied Supreme Court precedent incorrectly and erred in determining that Proposition 8 did not reasonably relate to a rational state interest.