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BREAKING: Ninth Circuit lifts stay, allows marriage equality to resume in California

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By Jacob Combs

Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 case. Attribution: LGBTQ Nation
Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 case. Attribution: LGBTQ Nation

Huge news: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has just lifted the stay on Judge Vaughn Walker’s district court ruling striking down Proposition 8 as unconstitutional. More from the Los Angeles Times:

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday cleared the way for gay marriages to resume in California.

The court lifted its stay on an injunction which ordered state officials to stop enforcing Proposition 8. With the court’s action, counties can now begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

A spokesman for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had originally said it would takes the court at least 25 days to act after a Supreme Court ruling. Immediately afterward, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered his public health agency to advise the state’s counties to “begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in California as soon as the 9th Circuit confirms the stay is lifted.”

The brief order, which you can find here, reads:

The stay in the above matter is dissolved effective immediately.

Marriages can resume in California right away. The Clerk of the Supreme Court had earlier issued an order saying their mandate would not issue for 25 days, but the Ninth Circuit was able to lift the stay of the district court’s mandate without waiting for Supreme Court action.

This is a developing story, and we will have more as events unfold.

h/t Kathleen Perrin for these filings

Ninth Circuit order:

Prop 8: 9th Circuit Stay Lifted by EqualityCaseFiles

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