Prop. 8 backers make long-shot bid to stop same-sex marriage in California

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The people behind California’s Proposition 8 have launched a new legal effort to stop the state from permitting same-sex marriages.

It’s a long shot, but it gets at an issue that has been lurking in the legal dispute all along. The question is whether they’ve gone to the right place to get it resolved.

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Proposition 8 backers petition Supreme Court to block gay marriages in California

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The legal team behind Proposition 8, California’s gay marriage ban, on Saturday filed an emergency motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a flurry of weddings that began weeks before many thought possible because of a surprising federal appeals court ruling.

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Prop 8 challengers wed in California after stay is lifted

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Two women who challenged the law that had barred same-sex marriage in California were married Friday afternoon after a federal appeals court dissolved its stay blocking same-sex marriage in the state.

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BREAKING: Same-sex marriage to begin immediately in California after court lifts stay

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Rainbow colors: San Francisco City Hall marks historic gay marriage court rulings

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Rainbow-colored lights illuminated City Hall in San Francisco on Wednesday evening after the United States Supreme Court ruled on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates in both cases, but fell short of issuing a landmark ruling on same-sex marriage.  — Reuters

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Intern goes viral in Supreme Court ‘foot race’ video

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NBC legal correspondent Pete Williams broke the news about the historic Supreme Court decision on gay marriage on Wednesday within minutes after justices issued their ruling, thanks to one intern’s fast and fancy footwork.

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Photo: Mila Mimica / NBC Washington Gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court at sunrise in Washington on Wednesday.

(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP) President Obama calls from Air Force One to the couple that brought Prop 8 (Photo: Kelly O'Donnell / NBC News)

Same-sex marriage opponents plan for DOMA ruling, weigh constitutional challenge

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Opponents of same-sex marriage prepare for their next chapter as they await highly-anticipated Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. If the decisions aren’t in their favor, they say they may pursue an amendment to the U.S. Constitution defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

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