Reactions to same sex court ruling

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inn n mmm dm A! is -siifBsir ra lis BY SUNITA VIJAYAN AND USA TODAY Reactions in Salinas to Hiesday's ' federal court ruling rejecting California's ban on same-sex marriage ranged from celebration on one side to disappointment on the other. The 2-1 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, a victory for challengers of Proposi- Salinas residents react to rejection of same-sex marriage ban tion 8, is the latest in a years-long saga playing out in California but reverberating nationwide. The case appears headed toward the Supreme Court and could be a momentous test of whether the U.S. Constitution forbids states from blocking same-sex couples from marrying. Mariana Luna of Salinas, a founder of Salinas Valley Pride Celebration, called the ruling "a huge step forward." "Regardless of ethnicity, race or sexual orientation, we're not asking for anything special," Luna "We're simply asking for fairness. We're asking for equality ... and to able to form a family." The volunteer-based group operated for the past two years strives to provide awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual community in the Salinas Valley. See RULING,

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