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It was still emotional to be denied [a marriage license].
But in all fairness [to the clerk], she handled it really well.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger also declined to participate in the defense but said it was appropriate for the courts to hear the case and "resolve the merits of this action expeditiously" because it "presents important constitutional questions that require and warrant judicial determination." and the state continued to decline defending Proposition 8 in court after they assumed office.
He also ordered the attorney general to assist San Francisco in analyzing Proposition 8's impact.
Walker stated that necessary speed and swiftness "on an issue of this magnitude and importance" were required and that the intervention of additional groups would only complicate and stall the case.
Perry to indefinitely block live streams to various federal courthouses, although it refused to rule on plans to delay broadcasts on You Tube.
A dissenting opinion by Breyer that was joined by John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor reveals that the majority was formed by John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito.