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David Herman, right, kisses Jeff Hannan while celebrating a federal judge's decision overturning California's same-sex marriage ban on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, in San Francisco.
Thursday, Aug. 05, 2010

Open quoteGender no longer forms an essential part of marriage; marriage under law is a union of equals. Close quote

  • VAUGHN WALKER,
  • a California federal judge who on Wednesday struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage on the grounds that the voter-approved Proposition 8, defining marriage as between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional
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