US Supreme Court allows gay marriages to continue

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kennedy has denied a bid to stop California gay marriages, a spokeswoman for the Judge confirmed.

Opponents of gay marriage had 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.

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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.