Archived from the original on November 18, Retrieved September 7, This left the original federal district court ruling against Proposition 8 as the final outcome, and same sex marriages resumed almost immediately afterwards. On the day of Strauss v. The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously on May 26,that the approximately 18, same-sex marriages that had occurred prior to Proposition 8's passage would still be valid and must continue to be recognized in the state, since the amendment does not state explicitly that it would nullify the same-sex marriages performed before it took effect. Wikinews has related news:
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Same-sex marriages to resume in California after Prop 8 ruling
Gay marriage opponents react; legal criticism Not everyone was celebrating on Friday following news that same-sex marriages could resume in California. Retrieved September 29, Hortoninon the grounds that it "carved out a limited [or 'narrow'] exception to the state equal protection clause"; in his dissent, Justice Carlos R. Officials in Berkeley and Oaklandin nearby Alameda Countyexpressed interest in joining San Francisco,   but were unable to do so because marriage licenses are handled at a county, rather than at a city, level. California Attorney General Kamala Harrishowever, issued an analysis that the district court's injunction applies statewide and binds upon all 58 of California's counties based on the interpretation of California Supreme Court's decision in Lockyer v. California becomes the 13th state in addition to the District of Columbia to have recognised gay marriage. For other uses, see Proposition 8 disambiguation.
One petition, titled the "California Marriage Protection Act" by its proponents and the "Limit on Marriage" amendment by the California Attorney General on the actual ballot gathered an estimatedvalid signatures and qualified for the November 4, ballot as Proposition 8. Retrieved October 23, California Secretary of State . After the announcement, the Advocates for Faith and Freedom and the Alliance Defense Fundinter alia, asked for a stay of the ruling. Retrieved February 22, But we are not there yet. Retrieved from " https: