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Whether it continues to give or the Supreme Court begins to take back remains to be seen.
Only six months after marriage equality became law in the state via a decision from the Supreme Court, voters in California approved Proposition 8 at the polls, which banned same-sex couples from marrying. Heated confrontation with clerk denying marriage licenses.
Community Photo of the Week: Hospital Visit. Sir Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, were one of the first couples in the country to have a civil ceremony.
The Trans March filled the streets, weaving through the Castro and Market Street toward Civic Center and chanting themes of inclusion, justice and equality. The language of Kennedy's opinion spoke eloquently of the most fundamental values of family, love and liberty.
Additionally, the California state agency that records marriages stated that altered forms, including any marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples, would not be registered. They were Boone County's first same-sex couple to receive their marriage license. William Roletter, left, and Paul Rowe get close after having their photo taken with their marriage certificate May 21, , at Philadelphia City Hall.