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CA Governor: Counties Must Issue Licenses for Same-Sex Marriages

Gov. Jerry Brown said county clerks must soon begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the issue Wednesday.

Brown has directed his Department of Public Health, which oversees marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and other such documents, to tell local officials the licenses should be issued as soon as a federal appeals court lifts a ruling that was temporarily making same-sex unions illegal.

The temporary ban is expected to be lifted now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower-court ruling which held that Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure prohibiting gay marriage, is unconstitutional.

Source: Los Angeles Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • AlgerHiss||

    And this shall include two sisters? Two brothers? Mom and daughter?

    And only two people? I presume freedom will include 3 guys and two gals? Mom, Dad and a daughter?

    And yes, I am as serious as a heart attack.

    If we're going to have freedom, we're going to have it for everyone.

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