California Supreme Court to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Arguments
"The court then has 90 days to rule. The six consolidated cases being heard together challenges the current, voter-approved state law that limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. The Supreme Court has banned same-sex marriages in the state until it decides the issue."
In early December, Chief Justice Ronald George told the AP that the same-sex marriage case currently before the California Supreme Court is taking so long because the court has received more "friend of the court" briefs "than any other case in recent memory."