Nightly News   |  June 28, 2013

California to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses

A federal appeals court has lifted its stay on same-sex marriages in the state of California in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on Prop 8. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> late word tonight from our justice correspondent pete williams , in the wake of the supreme court 's ruling on proposition 8 , a federal appeals court has lifted its stay on same-sex marriage. california can begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses immediately. and, in fact, the first marriages we're told are taking place tonight in san francisco .