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Prop. 8 decision

Beverly Wilshire Hotel protest
Protesters who oppose the state Supreme Court decision to uphold Proposition 8 gather across from the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, where President Obama was attending a fundraiser.
(Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times)

In May 2009, California’s Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions. But the fight was far from over. The gallery below captures the reaction when the court initially upheld the ban. Full coverage


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