2 of 12: From left, Kate Sheppard stands with her family including daughter Kieton, 3, wife Kory O'Rourke and son Korbyn, 1, as the family awaits a decision on gay marriage outside the state supreme court building in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The California Supreme Court upheld a voter approved ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday. The court also decided the 18,000 couples who married before law came to effect will stay wed. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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