Same-sex couple Stier and Perry wave after getting married in San Francisco
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California gay marriage ban lifted

A US appeals court has lifted a ban on same-sex marriages in California, following a Supreme Court ruling.

The order was issued by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

Within moments, gay weddings resumed at the city hall - the first such marriages in the state since the voter-approved ban in November 2008.

Alpa Patel reports.

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