Opposition to gay marriage reemerges in California

Supporters of Prop. 8, which was recently stuck down by the Supreme Court in a landmark decision, have put forth their latest tactic against gay marriage.

ProtectMarriage, which sponsored Prop. 8, issued a request that clerks not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples to the state’s Supreme Court.

Despite their persistence, ProtectMarriage’s chances of making any change appear slim:

Legal experts predicted the California court would reject the challenge. Lawyers for the gay couples who fought Proposition 8 in federal court said they anticipated such an action and were prepared to respond to it. They said a state court may not interfere with a federal court’s decision.

Read more on the latest challenge to gay marriage over at L.A. Now.

Photos: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

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