Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage might not end battle. It also said that it may continue the ban on gay marriages if supporters of Proposition 8, ask for a rehearing. Archived from the original on October 22, Proposition 8 came into immediate effect on November 5,the day after the elections. September 28,
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As lawyers for both the plaintiffs and the defense have noted, the case rested primarily on whether voters in the Prop 8 initiative had a legitimate public interest in barring same-sex marriages, and whether that interest met basic constitutional standards. San Francisco. Proponents of the constitutional amendment argued that exclusively heterosexual marriage was "an essential institution of society", that leaving the constitution unchanged would "result in public schools teaching our kids that gay marriage is okay", and that gay people "do not have the right to redefine marriage for everyone else". Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, responsible for overseeing the Ninth Circuit, denied the motion without comment.
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