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What is prop 8?

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Prop 8 is the short form of Proposition 8 that was a 2008 California ballot initiative. The aim of the Proposition was to declare that only marriages between a man and a woman would be recognized in California. The amendment to the state's constitution overturned a Supreme Court's ruling that had granted same-sex couples of the California the right to marry. Prop 8 caused many protests and demonstrations.

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