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Calif. Top Court Annuls San Francisco Gay Marriages

jgruber

Calif. Top Court Annuls San Francisco Gay Marriages
« on: August 12, 2004, 12:44:39 PM »
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's Supreme Court annulled more than 4,000 gay marriages in San Francisco on Thursday, finding the city acted improperly in granting marriage licenses earlier this year in defiance of state law.

The mayor of the liberal city ignited a passionate nationwide debate in February by allowing 4,037 same-sex couples to wed over a four-week period before the California high court halted them as it reviewed the city's actions.



http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=5959740