Calif. Court Won't Stop Parade to Altar

Gay couples can wed on June 17; call to wait for Nov. ballot rejected
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2008 2:24 PM CDT
Sharon Papo, left, and her partner Amber Weiss fill out paperwork as they apply for an appointment for a marriage license at the county clerks office at City Hall in San Francisco.    (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
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(Newser) – The California Supreme Court shot down a request today to suspend its decision allowing same-sex marriages until after a November vote on a constitutional amendment that would overturn the May 15 ruling, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Couples can marry starting June 17, as scheduled.