California high court agrees to review same-sex
Bay City News Service
December 20, 2006
The California Supreme Court has decided to review six cases
addressing the constitutionality of state marriage law, the court
reported this afternoon.
The cases were brought by same-sex couples seeking the right
In October, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer won a ruling
from the state Court of Appeal upholding laws that require marriage
to be between a man and a woman. Even though he won at that level,
Lockyer asked the state's high court to review the ruling, saying
it would bring "certainty, uniformity and finality'' to the
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