Opponents of gay marriage petitioned the US Supreme Court on Saturday to immediately reinstate a 5 year old ban on same-sex matrimony in California that was lifted a day earlier by a federal appeals court.
Supporters of the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8, which California voters approved in 2008, asked the high court to overrule a 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals order that lifted an injunction barring same-sex unions.
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