Appeals court rejects California’s Proposition 8

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The 2-1 decision found the ban — known as Proposition 8 — “served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California, and to officially reclassify their relationship and families as inferior to those of opposite-sex couples.” That violates the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection under the law, the decision states.

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