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  • Ryan White, left, and Ben Cotner, co-directors of "The Case Against 8," are joined by their editor Kate Amend onstage after they won the Directing Award: Documentary for their film during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Attorneys promote gay marriage doc at Sundance

    Attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies once argued the Bush v. Gore case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, but they say fighting California's law prohibiting same-sex marriage is the most significant thing they've done.

  • Illustration by William Brown

    TYRRELL: A marriage proposal

    The campaign to overturn California's Proposition 8 in the courts is a perfect example of one of my most deeply held findings. Check that. Two of my most deeply held findings.

Phillip Calvin (left) and partner Tuyen Huynh display their opinion at a rally outside of a federal courthouse in San Francisco before closing arguments in court proceedings challenging the vote on Proposition 8 against same-sex marriage. State voters approved the Proposition 8 ban in November 2008.

    Proposition 8 trial phase ends

    The trial on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 wrapped up Wednesday in San Francisco federal court as attorneys made their closing arguments about same-sex marriage, with the pro-gay lawyer comparing his clients' civil status to slavery-era blacks.

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