Court Rules Against Gay-Marriage Ban in California

In this file photo, two women marry in San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 13, 2004.

In this file photo, two women marry in San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 13, 2004. The California Supreme Court later invalidated marriages that had been allowed by San Francisco. Reuters hide caption

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In California, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard Kramer rules that a state law banning marriage of same-sex couples is unconstitutional. The decision comes in response to two lawsuits challenging the law, which only recognizes marriages between a man and a woman.

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