Monday, August 16, 2010

9th Circuit puts same-sex marriage on hold during appeal

Same-sex marriages are on hold in California at least until December according to a panel of federal judges today. The decision was disappointing to scores of gay couples who were already lining up to tie the knot - although at least one legal expert believes the ruling could actually work in their favor. The latest in this important legal battle is being reported by media all over the globe; here's one article close to home from today's Los Angeles Times.

Meantime, however, gay rights seems to be advancing in other parts of the world as a Mexican court upholds a gay adoption law and a German court rules an inheritance tax that disadvantages gay couples is unconstitutional.

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