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Local Couple Cheers Prop 8 Decision

One Nevada County couple is cheering the U.S. Supreme court ruling to dismiss a case involving California’s Proposition 8 that defines marriage between a man and a woman.
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The courts 5-4 decision effectively allows same-sex marriage to return to California.
Pat Rose and her partner Karle have been together since 1979 and have registered as Domestic Partners in California, but Rose says it  doesn’t give them all the rights of a married couple.
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Rose says she believes people across the nation are becoming more informed about same sex couples and recognizing they are having rights withheld because they have not been allowed to marry in a number of states..The couple has plans to marry on July 25th in Nevada County .

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