Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement on Decision by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Lift its Stay

Friday, June 28, 2013
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

SAN FRANCISCO – “I am thrilled that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted its stay to allow same-sex couples to legally marry in California,” said Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. “Gay and lesbian couples have waited so long for this day and for their fundamental right to marry. Finally, their loving relationships are as legitimate and legal as any other.”

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