California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban: By the Numbers | NBC Southern California

Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding California's Prop 8

California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban: By the Numbers

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Gay marriage activists rally outside California's Capitol building.

After years of legal battles, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue a decision regarding California's ban on same-sex marriage.

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A look at voter-approved Prop 8 and the women and men it affects, by the numbers:

  • U.S. Supreme Court Justices: 9
  • States that have legalized same-sex marriage: 12 plus Washington, D.C.
  • Same-sex couples living in California: 98,153
  • Same-sex couples raising children: 15,698
  • Same-sex couples who identify as spouses: 28,312
  • Percent of CA voters who chose “yes” on Prop 8 in 2008: 52.3
  • Percent of CA voters who support same-sex marriage in 2013: 61

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