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Experts: Judge's sexual orientation is non-issue

The sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban insist they are not trying to disqualify the federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 because he is gay. Full story

Media ask court to unseal gay marriage trial tapes

Media organizations are joining lawyers for two-same-sex couples in urging a federal appeals court to release videotapes of a lower court trial on California's gay marriage ban. Full story

Meet Fred Karger: The ‘anti-Romney’ candidate

   Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger, who is openly gay, tells msnbc’s Thomas Roberts he opposes Mitt Romney due to his stance on Proposition 8 and plans to run on a platform specifically designed to throw a wrench into Romney’s run for the White House.

No gay marriages in Calif. during court review

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has denied an appeal to allow gay marriages to resume in California while the Proposition 8 case works its way through the legal appeal process. Full story

Calif. AG wants gay marriage ban lifted

   San Francisco Chronicle's Marisa Lagos reports on California's Attorney General wanting the gay marriage ban lifted while Proposition 8 is decided by the courts.

Calif. AG asks court to lift gay marriage stay

California's attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state's ban on same-sex unions. Full story

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  Should gays be given equal rights?

Attorney David Boies and Chad Griffin of the American Foundation for Equal Rights talk about the fight against Proposition 8 and whether the country is ready for gay marriage.

  Proposition 8 hearing underway

Carrie Tedrick and Wendy Rae Hill, who are engaged, discuss waiting for a federal appeals court decision on the fate of Proposition 8.

  Same-sex marriages to resume in California

Next week the ban on same-sex marriages will be fully lifted, allowing same-sex couples to tie the knot in the Golden State. Mara Schiavocampo reports.

  Prop 8 decision gives opponents time to appeal

The federal judge who ruled last week that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional said Thursday that same-sex couples can begin to marry again starting next week. NBC's Mara Schiavocampo reports from Los Angeles.

  Judge rules same-sex marriage can resume

Until an appeals court rules on the Proposition 8 overturn, Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that same sex marriages can continue. Mayor John Heilman of West Hollywood, California discusses.

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