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So, the California legislature passed a domestic partners law and the nut jobs went to court to overturn it. They wanted to use the Courts to overturn the legislative process...hmmm...just more of their usual hypocritical actions....using the Courts to get their way. They LOST anyway:

Handing gays an important legal victory, the California Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a new law granting registered domestic partners many of the same rights and protections available to married couples.

Without comment, the justices unanimously declined to review lower-court rulings that said the law does not conflict with a voter-approved measure against gay marriage.

Justice Janice Rogers Brown, who leaves Thursday to join the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, did not vote.

The domestic partner law, signed in 2003 by then-Gov. Gray Davis, represents the nation's most comprehensive recognition of gay domestic rights, short of the legalization of gay marriage in Massachusetts and civil unions in Vermont and Connecticut.

The California law grants registered couples virtually every spousal right available under state law except the ability to file a joint tax return.

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