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06/26/2013 10:41 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Hollingsworth v. Perry Ruling Made By Supreme Court (FULL TEXT)

The Supreme Court dismissed a case Wednesday regarding California's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban. Their decision makes same-sex marriage legal again in the state, but also opts against ruling more broadly on the issue of gay marriage.

By a 5-4 vote, the court held in Hollingsworth v. Perry that opponents of gay marriage behind California's 2008 Proposition 8 effort did not have the constitutional authority, or standing, to defend the law in federal courts after the state refused to appeal its loss at trial years earlier.

Read the entire decision below:

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