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Constitution Check: Do Gay Couples Now Have a Constitutional Right to Get Married?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

Under the Ninth Circuit Court's new ruling, Proposition 8 was found to violate the federal Constitution, so it no longer would control, and thus the right of gays and lesbians to marry would be restored fully under that ruling, assuming that the decision stands.