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# Proposition 8

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# Gay Marriage
IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage
Yesterday, justices in the US Supreme Court heard arguments on whether same-sex couple have a constitutional right to marry.
# Interview
Meet the couple 'riding a marriage rollercoaster' for the past 10 years
The Supreme Court will today begin hearing Kris Perry and Sandy Stier’s fight to have California’s ban on same-sex marriage struck down.
# United States
US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year
Same-sex marriage is legal in nine US states but barred in 30 other states. A Supreme Court ruling next year would have implications across the United States.
# Proposition 8
Californian ban on gay marriage set for Supreme Court hearing
An appeals court has struck down an appeal in rehear the case – and supporters of the ban say they’re heading for D.C.
# Prop 8
Proposition 8 gay marriage ban struck down by US court
The ban on same-sex ban in California was ruled unconstitutional by a panel of three judges.
# Gay Marriage
US court upholds earlier ruling against ban on same-sex marriage
District court judge James Ware said that the judge who ruled that the gay marriage ban was conconstitutional did not have to recuse himself from the case because he was himself gay.
# Prop 8
California judge to decide whether to uphold Prop 8 ruling by gay judge
Judge Vaughn Walker, who is in a same-sex relationship, overturned a ban on gay marriage last year. Now, a court will decide whether he was fit to make that decision.
# Proposition 8
Judge who struck down Californian gay marriage ban confirms: ‘I’m gay’
Judge Vaughn Walker, who retired a few months after his landmark decision, confirms that he himself is homosexual.
# Same-Sex Marriage
California state attorney asks for immediate same-sex marriage
The state’s senior legal advisor wants unions to continue while the State Supreme Court considers upholding a total ban.
# Gay Marriage
Californian court overturns ban on gay marriages
Proposition 8 overturned because gay people ‘don’t have the option of entering straight marriages’.