A day after the California Supreme Court ruled 6-1 to uphold the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages (a.k.a. Proposition 8), the case is going federal.
“Not so fast” say several gay rights groups including Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights. They would rather battle state-by-state, and they call the federal challenge “premature.”
All the same, the federal judge has set a July 2 hearing in the matter.
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