Total Victory for Gay Marriage

Gay marriage proponents won a complete victory this afternoon in federal court when US District Judge Vaughn Walker issued a scathing, and meticulously argued, 138-page repudiation of Proposition 8. Walker ruled that the anti-gay marriage measure approved by voters in 2008 flatly violates both the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution, and thus is illegal.

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