A federal appeals court has rejected California’s state-level ban on same-gender marriage.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco issued its decision Tuesday.
The decision was the latest legal challenge to California’s ban.
A similar ban in Maine was overturned by the U.s.
Supreme Court last month.
In that case, the court ruled that a state law barring same-age marriages violated the equal protection clause of the U