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Schwarzenegger:
Fight For Gay Marriage Continues

California
governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said Sunday that the fight
for gay marriage was not over in California and
suggested the state supreme court may in fact overturn
Proposition 8.

"It's
unfortunate, obviously, but it's not the end,"
Schwarzenegger said of the measure's passage in a CNN
interview, "because I think this will go back into the
courts, this will go back to the supreme court and all
this, because the supreme court very clearly in
California has declared this unconstitutional. It’s
the same as in the 1948 case when blacks and whites
were not allowed to marry. This is -- this falls into
the same category. I think that we will again maybe undo
that, if the court is willing to do that, and then move
forward from there and again lead in that area."

Schwarzenegger's
comments could mark a change in the governor's
relationship with the issue of same-sex marriage, which he
has mostly kept at arm's length in the past. Although
the governor publicly voiced his opposition to the gay
marriage ban, he fell far short of championing the
issue and twice vetoed gay marriage bills passed by the
state legislature, saying the issue was the province
of the courts.

Geoff Kors of
Equality California and No on Prop. 8 said the governor has
not been in contact with the organization since Election
Day. (The Advocate)

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