Calif. Judge Rejects Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Gay couples gather at city hall on first anniversary of same sex marriages in San Francisco.

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A San Francisco County Superior Court judge overturns California's ban on gay marriage. Judge Richard Kramer ruled the ban unconstitutional and said withholding marriage licenses from same-sex couples violated their civil rights. Supporters of the ban plan to appeal the decision.

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