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Same-sex marriage is legal in the U.S. state of California. The state first issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples June 16, 2008 as a result of the Supreme .

Proposition 8, known informally as Prop 8, was a California ballot proposition and a state constitutional amendment passed in the November 2008 California state elections. The proposition was created by opponents of same-sex marriage in advance.

The bill established that some of the same-sex marriages performed outside the state are.

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday threw out a voter- approved ban on same-sex marriage passed in 2008, upholding.

Months later, the California Supreme Court invalidates these marriages, but the state legislature in American history to approve a marriage bill for same-sex.