Calif. High Court Refuses To Block Same-Sex Weddings

Law360, Los Angeles (July 15, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court refused to stop state officials from issuing same-sex marriage licenses Monday, denying a request by Proposition 8 supporters who argued that the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision against the measure was based on a technicality.

The petitioners said in a Friday filing that the court should issue an immediate stay or injunction requiring the enforcement of the state's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban, because an appeals court hadn't ruled the measure unconstitutional. The court responded Monday with an en banc order denying...
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