Gay Marriage Put on Ice

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Gay couples still cannot get married in California.

    Gay couples may have been waving rainbow and American flags outside a San Francisco courthouse Wednesday celebrating the overturning of Proposition 8 but they still cannot get married.

    Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker may have overturned California's same-sex marriage ban Wednesday but he also granted a a stay request.

    Walker wrote that he wants to decide whether his order should be suspended while the Prop 8 supporters pursue their appeal in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

    The judge ordered both sides to submit written arguments by Aug. 6 on the issue. Couples reportedly tried to get their marriage licenses in San Francisco Wednesday but were turned away. The ruling is temporary but indefinite.

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    Kristin Perry talks about the big legal win she and the woman she married, Sandy Stier, experienced Wednesday.

    Click here to read a copy of the judge's stay here (pdf)