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Gay Marriage Elimination Language Stays on Ballot

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“This lawsuit was more about politics than the law. The court properly dismissed it,” California Attorney General Brown said today about a lawsuit challenge about the language that will appear on November's ballot over gay marriage. A judge today dismissed the challenge and said the language is fine. Proponents of Prop 8 wanted the prop to be described as a limit on marriage, but after gay marriage was legalized in June, the Brown changed it to reflect just that: "Changes California Constitution to eliminate right of same-sex couples to marry. Provides that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."