California Court of Appeal: Denying Marriage to Same-Sex Couples NOT Unconstitutional

BREAKING: The California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division One, has just ruled that denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples does not violate the California Constitution. The three separate opinions of the three-judge panel span 128 pages. The majority reversed the trial court. J. McGuiness wrote for the majority. J. Parilli concurred separately. J. Kline dissented. The opinion is here. More later.

From the San Francisco Chronicle: Appeals court upholds same-sex marriage ban

From The Recorder: Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage

From the Los Angeles Times: State Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Upheld

From California Appeals Court Says Gay Marriage Ban Legal

From Reuters: California court backs ban on same-sex marriages

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