The Bench

CA Court to Rule on Gay Marriage

Gay marriage has moved forward in several states since California approved Proposition 8 in November. Now, the issue will return to the Golden State: The California Supreme Court announced today that it will rule on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 on Tuesday. The decision, which will be posted online at 10 am, will also determine whether the 18,000 gay marriages that happened in California before the ban will continue to be recognized by the state. Lawyers advocating for gay marriage argue that the ballot measure was an illegal constitutional revision and not a limited amendment.