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Attorneys (from left) Theodore Olson and David Boies speak with plaintiffs Sandy Stier and Kris Perry on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in San Francisco before Wednesday's closing arguments in the landmark federal trial over the constitutionality of California's gay-marriage ban, which is expected eventually to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Attorneys (from left) Theodore Olson and David Boies speak with plaintiffs Sandy Stier and Kris Perry on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in San Francisco before Wednesday's closing arguments in the landmark federal trial over the constitutionality of California's gay-marriage ban, which is expected eventually to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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