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California gay union ban lifted

Gay marriage can resume immediately in California after an appeals court on Friday lifted an injunction preventing the unions.

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Gay couple felt like 'second-class citizens' with ban

Two of the plaintiffs who challenged California's ban on gay marriage wed in Los Angeles. Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo of Burbank, California, were among the plaintiffs that went before the US Supreme Court this year.

"So many others like us did not stand for being treated as second class citizens", said Mr Zarrillo.

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