Prop 8 Backers' Bid To Stall Gay Marriage Nixed By Kennedy

Law360, Los Angeles (June 28, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Sunday shot down a last-ditch bid by the backers of California’s ban on same-sex marriage to stop such unions from occurring in the wake of a Ninth Circuit order that cleared the way for new marriages.

Same-sex marriages resumed in California on Friday after the Ninth Circuit made it possible for marriages to resume, following Wednesday's historic Supreme Court decision that proponents of the state's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban lacked standing to defend the law. The marriages had...
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