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Marriage commissioner Jared Scherer, left, officiates as Pam Shaheen, center, marries Mary Beth Gabriel at City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, June 28, 2013. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a brief order Friday afternoon dissolving, "effective immediately," a stay it imposed on gay marriages while the lawsuit challenging the ban advanced through the courts.
(AP Photo/ Jeff Chiu)