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9th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Down California Gay Marriage Ban

Divorce attorneys in California may soon be handling much more family law for same-sex couples. On Tuesday, February 7th, the federal appeals court based in San Francisco ruled California's Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage, unconstitutional. The 2-1 decision reaffirmed an earlier 2010 decision made by the court without the panel. Judge Stephen Reinhardt wrote…
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