Same-Sex Marriage Resumes in California

By: National AP
By: National AP

CALIFORNIA Following the Supreme Court's ruling on California's Proposition 8, same sex marriages in California resume. Couples in San Francisco and Los Angles wasted no time in making things official.

The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals rules same sex marriages couple resume in California, just two days after the Supreme Court ruling. Kristen Perry and Sandra Stier were one of the couples who sued to stop Proposition 8. They have been together for more than a decade and finally were able to tie the know in San Francisco.

"San Francisco has shown couples like Sandy and I for generations that we matter. That we are equal. That we have leaders behind us right now that have done more than we could ever hope for to make it possible for us to be here today," said Kristen Perry.

The Supreme Court in California struck down ban on same sex marriage back in may 2008. However months later, people voted 52 percent in favor of Proposition 8, restricting same sex marriage.


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