9 of 12: Liz Hoadley, a gay woman who is married, cries as she talks to her partner after the California State Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The state Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who wed before the law took effect will stay married. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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