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Obama admin: Get rid of same sex marriage ban

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  • Justice Department brief argues against prop. 8 which bans gay marriage in California
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The Obama administration is urging the supreme court to rule in favor of same-sex marriage in California.

The Justice Department said in a brief that proposition 8 should be struck down. You may remember, prop. 8, bans same-sex marriage.

According to a senior official the new brief has personal input from President Obama.

The supreme court is expected to take up the case this month.


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