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Prop 8 trial begins today

It's a big day for gay marriage in the United States.

A federal court in San Francisco will test the legality of Proposition 8, a November 2008 referendum approved by California voters which banned gay marriage in the state.

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Follow the American Foundation for Equal Rights' tweets here or in the widget below. You can also track the Twitter discussion through the #prop8 hashtag. Live updates from the trial start at 9am PST.

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